Definition of pigheaded in English:

pigheaded

Syllabification: pig·head·ed
Pronunciation: /ˈpigˌhedid
 
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adjective

Stupidly obstinate.
More example sentences
  • What keeps me going is a belief in the hospice movement, my pig-headed stubbornness and more recently, the advert for the Cancer Research Fund, which shows three girls playing in a meadow.
  • In the long term they are probably right; too many of the acts of the senate over the years have been pig-headed, wilful and capricious and simply cannot be justified in a modern democracy.
  • I am firm, you are obstinate, he is a pig-headed fool
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pigheadedly

adverb
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  • So I'm pig-headedly refusing to take out my chisel and chip away at any slight imperfections.
  • Why does the executive so pig-headedly refuse to loosen the state's control over schools?
  • At the same time, that does not mean that a medical man can obstinately and pig-headedly carry on with some old technique if it has been proved to be contrary to what is really substantially the whole of informed medical opinion’.

pigheadedness

noun
More example sentences
  • There is a fine line between loyalty and pig-headedness.
  • A slump saw him plummet to No141 before hard work and pig-headedness drove him back to become world No1.
  • This pig-headedness ensures that changes that are crying out to be made are kept in check.

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