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bullheaded

[ bool-hed-id ]
/ ˈbʊlˈhɛd ɪd /
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adjective
obstinately opinionated, especially in refusing to consider alternatives; stubborn.
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Origin of bullheaded

First recorded in 1810–20; bull1 + head + -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM bullheaded

bull·head·ed·ly, adverbbull·head·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for bullheaded

bull-headed

adjective
blindly obstinate; stubborn, headstrong, or stupid

Derived forms of bull-headed

bull-headedly, adverbbull-headedness, noun
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