pigheaded

[ pig-hed-id ]
/ ˈpɪgˌhɛd ɪd /

adjective

stupidly obstinate; stubborn: pigheaded resistance.

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Origin of pigheaded

First recorded in 1610–20; pig1 + headed (def. 3)

OTHER WORDS FROM pigheaded

pig·head·ed·ly, adverbpig·head·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for pigheaded

pig-headed

adjective

stupidly stubborn

Derived forms of pig-headed

pig-headedly, adverbpig-headedness, noun
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