- containing many problems, difficulties, or obstacles.
- having many branches, divisions, facets, etc.
Origin of hydra-headed
First recorded in 1590–1600
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Examples from the Web for hydra-headed
One after another was sent to pot; but, hydra-headed, still they come!
For months he has been battling with the hydra-headed brood.The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Galatians
G. G. Findlay
Ah, he was certain that this time the hydra-headed one should not overcome him.The Carpet from Bagdad
I have stood alone in my opposition to that hydra-headed monster, Popery.Popery! As it Was and as it Is
Mr. Black reasons in this way: There was a hydra-headed monster.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 6 (of 12)
Robert G. Ingersoll