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hidebound

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adjective hide·bound \ˈhīd-ˌbau̇nd\

Simple Definition of hidebound

  • : not willing to accept new or different ideas

Full Definition of hidebound

  1. 1 of a domestic animal :  having a dry skin lacking in pliancy and adhering closely to the underlying flesh

  2. 2 :  having an inflexible or ultraconservative character

Examples of hidebound

  1. <the hidebound innkeeper refused to see the need for a Web site, insisting that the inn had done without one for over 150 years>



1603

First Known Use of hidebound

1603

Other Animal Husbandry Terms


Medical Dictionary

hidebound

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adjective hide·bound \ˈhīd-ˌbau̇nd\

Medical Definition of hidebound

  1. 1:  having a dry skin lacking in pliancy and adhering closely to the underlying flesh—used of domestic animals

  2. 2:  having scleroderma—used of human beings





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