bullheaded

play
adjective bull·head·ed \-ˈhe-dəd\

Definition of bullheaded

  1. :  stupidly stubborn :  headstrong

bullheadedly

adverb

bullheadedness

noun

Examples of bullheaded in a Sentence

  1. a bullheaded boss who won't take advice from anyone

  2. a bullheaded government official who refused to bend the rules even just a little bit

First Known Use of bullheaded

1818


BULLHEADED Defined for English Language Learners

bullheaded

play
adjective

Definition of bullheaded for English Language Learners

  • : not willing to change an opinion, plan, etc. : very stubborn in a foolish or annoying way



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up bullheaded? 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!

WORD OF THE DAY

conspicuously offensive

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Time Traveler Quiz: Which Word Came First?

  • time-traveler-quiz-which-word-came-first
  • Which came first?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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