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pigheaded

adjective pig·head·ed \ˈpig-ˌhe-dəd\

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

Full Definition of PIGHEADED

:  willfully or perversely unyielding :  obstinate
pig·head·ed·ly adverb
pig·head·ed·ness noun

Examples of PIGHEADED

  1. He was too pigheaded to listen to my suggestion.
  2. <the kind of pigheaded person who seems to believe that facts only confuse an issue>

First Known Use of PIGHEADED

1620
PIGHEADED Defined for Kids

pigheaded

adjective pig·head·ed \ˈpig-ˈhe-dəd\

Definition of PIGHEADED for Kids

:  very stubborn <She was too pigheaded to listen.>

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