from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Foolishly or irrationally stubborn; headstrong. See Synonyms at obstinate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. unreasonably stubborn.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a head like that of a bull. Fig.: Headstrong; obstinate; dogged.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a head like that of a bull.
  • Hence Obstinate; blunderingly aggressive; stupid.
  • Having a blunt, thick, or massive head.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. obstinate and stupid


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