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

First Known Use: 1751

Rhymes with MULISH


Next Word in the Dictionary: mull (verb)
Previous Word in the Dictionary: muliebrity
All Words Near: mulish

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up mulish? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).