(as) stubborn as a mule

Definition of (as) stubborn as a mule

  1. :  extremely stubborn

Word by Word Definitions

stubbornplay
  1. :  unreasonably or perversely unyielding :  mulish

    :  justifiably unyielding :  resolute

    :  suggestive or typical of a strong stubborn nature

muleplay
  1. :  a hybrid between a horse and a donkey

    :  the offspring of a male donkey and a mare

    :  a self-sterile plant whether hybrid or not

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


Seen and Heard

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!