adjective hard·head·ed \-ˈhe-dəd\

: not willing to change ideas or opinions : very stubborn

: having or involving careful and practical thoughts and ideas that are not influenced by emotions : practical and realistic

Full Definition of HARDHEADED

:  concerned with or involving practical considerations :  sober, realistic <some hardheaded advice> <a hardheaded observer of winds and tides>
hard·head·ed·ly adverb
hard·head·ed·ness noun

Examples of HARDHEADED

  1. He was always hardheaded about getting his way.
  2. We need to take a more hardheaded approach to these problems.
  3. She gave him some hardheaded advice.

First Known Use of HARDHEADED

HARDHEADEDLY Defined for Kids


adjective hard·head·ed \ˈhärd-ˈhe-dəd\

Definition of HARDHEADED for Kids

:  stubborn 1
:  using or showing good judgment <a hardheaded businessman>


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