mulish

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mule +‎ -ish.

Adjective[edit]

mulish (comparative more mulish, superlative most mulish)

  1. Characteristic of a mule; stubborn, obstinate, or intractable
    • 1934 George Orwell, Burmese Days:
      [] a rickety verdigrised geyser which would spit two inches of tepid water into the bath and then mulishly stop working."

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