mulish


mul·ish

adjective \ˈmyü-lish\

: refusing to do what other people want or to change your opinion or the way you do something : very stubborn

Full Definition of MULISH

:  unreasonably and inflexibly obstinate
mul·ish·ly adverb
mul·ish·ness noun

Examples of MULISH

  1. She approached the job with mulish determination.
  2. a mulish insistence on doing things his own way

Origin of MULISH

1mule
First Known Use: 1751

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