Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Stupid and obstinate as a pig; stupidly perverse; unreasonably set in mind.
- adj. Alternative form of pigheaded.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Having a head like a pig; hence, figuratively: stupidity obstinate; perverse; stubborn.
- adj. obstinate and stupid
“I wish you was in it, you pig-headed Dutchman!" he shouted.”
“There IS a place for boldly asserting truths that no one else seems to want to recognize; the problem is when these become fixed and inflexible and pig-headed.”
“Either that, or he is too stupid and pig-headed to hold an important position in government.”
“Farmers father was a great big man, a ferociously competitive athlete nicknamed Elbows by people who played basketball with him, a sometime salesman and school teacher, with a lot of unconventional ideas and an absolutely pig-headed determination to have his family live by them.”
“Véronik has a new blog! the rewards of being a little less pig-headed and rigid”
“He never meant to argue, she was just so pig-headed sometimes.”
“Russia got it right to begin with, why are they emulating the U. S: a country in danger of losing its 'Space legacy because of stupid and pig-headed decision making: the "IRAQ SYNDROME" in action perhaps ...?!”
“But the decision to put the gear lever on the down tube, rather than on the handlebars, was pointlessly regressive, like installing a mangle instead of a washing machine in a period home just for the sake of pig-headed authenticity.”
“And the American people had suffered over three years of ever-deepening misery under an President whose temperamental and principled reluctance to take action had begun to look like pig-headed, heartlessness --- they were ready, eager, for a President who would dive in and do anything and everything to help, and while they expected solid results, they were overcome with gratitude and joy at just the effort itself.”
“I put myself on the straight and narrow to raise him right and he ... he's one pig-headed ...”
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