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bullheaded

[boo l-hed-id] /ˈbʊlˈhɛd ɪd/
adjective
1.
obstinately opinionated, especially in refusing to consider alternatives; stubborn.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; bull1 + head + -ed3
Related forms
bullheadedly, adverb
bullheadedness, noun
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Examples for bullheaded
  • You've got to admire him for his bullheaded tenacity, if nothing else.
  • Instead of political opponents thinking that their opposite party is simply being willfully bullheaded.
  • Litigation and the loss of reputation in the medical community place restraints on this type of bullheaded behavior.
Slang definitions & phrases for bullheaded

bullheaded

adjective

Obstinate (1818+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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