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adjective South Midland and Southern U.S.
  1. stubborn; intractable.
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Origin of muleheaded

First recorded in 1880–85; mule1 + head + -ed3
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Examples from the Web for mule-headed

Historical Examples of mule-headed

  • Leave her to the mule-headed folks who guess their mission in life is to round up other folks' 'strays.'

    The Heart of Unaga

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • That mule-headed fellow braved me,” said de Lumey: “let him repent and say I did right.