(as) stubborn as a mule

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of (as) stubborn as a mule

: extremely stubborn

Word by Word Definitions

stubborn play
  1. : unreasonably or perversely unyielding : mulish

  2. : justifiably unyielding : resolute

  3. : suggestive or typical of a strong stubborn nature

mule play
  1. : a hybrid between a horse and a donkey

  2. : a self-sterile plant whether hybrid or not

  3. : a usually sterile hybrid

  1. : a shoe or slipper without quarter or heel strap — compare scuff


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