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synonyms for bull-headed

  • incurable
  • intransigent
  • stubborn
  • uncompromising
  • unmanageable
  • awkward
  • cantankerous
  • contrary
  • fractious
  • hang-tough
  • hard-line
  • headstrong
  • immovable
  • incompliant
  • indocile
  • indomitable
  • insoluble
  • locked
  • locked-in
  • mulish
  • obdurate
  • obstinate
  • pat
  • pertinacious
  • perverse
  • pig-headed
  • recalcitrant
  • refractory
  • resolute
  • self-willed
  • tenacious
  • tough
  • unbending
  • uncooperative
  • undisciplined
  • ungovernable
  • unpliable
  • unruly
  • unyielding
  • wayward
  • wild
  • willful

antonyms for bull-headed

MOST RELEVANT
  • willing
  • manageable
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How to use bull-headed in a sentence

The well-known "cock and bull" stories of small children are inspired by this love of strong effect.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
But he forgot the stagnant town, the bald-headed man at the club window, the organ and "The Manola."
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
But the nasty part of the whole thing was, that Haggard had won eleven thousand pounds from a weak-headed boy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
I thought this young man was going to read us some of his poetry; it's too tiresome of him to stop to tell us about his bull-dog.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
And I, for one, absolutely decline to believe in this preposterous story of his about a bull-dog.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
Tom leaped on one side; the buffalo-bull turned short round and made another dash at him.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The pig-headed prowler I saw, with my pompon missing from his shoe, and his bonne amie wearing the stolen ring.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
She wondered if he would take his youth in his bald-headed season, like the self-made American millionaire.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Some who would face a mad bull coolly enough spring with disgust from a cockroach or a centipede.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
His neck looked as powerful as a bull's, and his rather small head was poised upon it with a sort of triumphant boldness.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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