mulish

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmjuːlɪʃ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmjulɪʃ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(myo̅o̅lish)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
mul•ish /ˈmyulɪʃ/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. very stubborn;
    not giving in.
mul•ish•ly, adv. 
mul•ish•ness, n. [uncountable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
mul•ish  (myo̅o̅lish),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. of or like a mule, as being very stubborn, obstinate, or intractable.
mulish•ly, adv. 
mulish•ness, n. 
  • mule1 + -ish1 1745–55

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
mulish /ˈmjuːlɪʃ/ adj
  1. stubborn; obstinate; headstrong

ˈmulishly adv ˈmulishness n
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