Definition of bullheaded in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌbo͝olˈhedəd/


Determined in an obstinate or unthinking way: a bullheaded belief that she is right
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  • As quiet as he is off the ice, he's a stubborn, bullheaded Irishman when they blow the whistle to start the game.
  • Indeed, his serial attacks on certain subjects, be they flowering trees or allegories of encroaching blindness, suggest a bullheaded tenacity.
  • Yes, weak, that was the only word Adam could think of to describe what this strong, bullheaded teenager looked like at that particular moment.



Example sentences
  • Cool Hand Luke is a moving character study of a non-conformist, anti-hero loner who bullheadedly resists authority and the Establishment.
  • Everybody is so damn busy preening, interrupting, bullheadedly pushing their pet peeve, etc… that they seldom hear what actually goes on.
  • Thus Guderian bullheadedly ignored von Kleist's order and then had the audacity to debate its merits.


Example sentences
  • Casino showed the bullheadedness that makes them one of the toughest teams in the comp and simply refused to admit the game was lost while the Gold Rats assumed they'd done enough.
  • Part of me wishes that I could keep disagreeing, out of sheer bullheadedness.
  • And he is stubborn to the point of bullheadedness, refusing to ever admit that a plan isn't working or that a different approach might be necessary.

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Syllabification: bull·head·ed

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