(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
headstrong, stubborn, mulish, obstinate.
ANT.: compromising, yielding, irresolute
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Tenaciously unwilling to yield: dogged, hard-headed, headstrong, mulish, obstinate, pertinacious, perverse, pigheaded, stiff-necked, tenacious, willful. See RESIST.

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  • Bullheaded — Bull head ed (b[.u]l h[e^]d [e^]d), a. Having a head like that of a bull. Fig.: Headstrong; obstinate; dogged. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bullheaded — index pertinacious, uncontrollable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bullheaded — pigheaded, stiff necked, stubborn, mulish, *obstinate, dogged, pertinacious …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • bullheaded — [boolhed΄id] adj. blindly stubborn; headstrong bullheadedly adv. bullheadedness n …   English World dictionary

  • bullheaded — mod. stubborn. □ Don’t be so bullheaded. □ You are the most bullheaded man I’ve ever known …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • bullheaded — adjective unreasonably stubborn. John was so bullheaded that he kept driving and refused to stop for directions, even after getting hopelessly lost …   Wiktionary

  • bullheaded — adjective Date: 1818 stupidly stubborn ; headstrong • bullheadedly adverb • bullheadedness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bullheaded — bullheadedly, adv. bullheadedness, n. /bool hed id/, adj. obstinately opinionated, esp. in refusing to consider alternatives; stubborn. [1810 20; BULL1 + HEAD + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • bullheaded — Synonyms and related words: adherent, adhesive, balking, balky, bigoted, bulldogged, bulldoggish, bulldoggy, bulletheaded, case hardened, clingy, closed minded, deaf, dogged, dogmatic, fanatic, gluey, glutinous, gummy, hardheaded, headstrong,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bullheaded — bull|head|ed [ ,bul hedəd ] adjective determined to do or get what you want: STUBBORN ╾ bull|head|ed|ly adverb ╾ bull|head|ed|ness noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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