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Bullet-headed   /bˈʊlət-hˈɛdəd/   Listen
Bullet-headed

adjective
1.
Obstinate and stupid.  Synonyms: bullheaded, pigheaded.
2.
Having a small round head.






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"Bullet-headed" Quotes from Famous Books



... square-shouldered, bullet-headed fellow, evidently held in much respect by his companions, for he occupied the head of the table, and I noticed that when ever he spoke the others held their peace, and hung upon the words with an appearance of ...
— The Broad Highway • Jeffery Farnol

... at this of all times! And Pete Carlin at the bottom of it! With her nerves frayed raw by two nights of sleepless vigil and the memory of the Curlew's disabled motor rankling within her, Dickie Lang brushed by a group of men and confronted a bullet-headed man in a loose ...
— El Diablo • Brayton Norton

... bullet-headed man said, eyeing the colorful evening clothes of the diplomats. "You'll be wantin' to try your luck at the Zoop tower, I'd guess. A game ...
— Gambler's World • John Keith Laumer

... Which 'mounts to pooty much the same; fer it's ben proved repeated A betch o' bread thet hain't riz once ain't goin' to rise agin, An' it's jest money throwed away to put the emptins in: But thet's wut folks wun't never larn; they dunno how to go, Arter you want their room, no more 'n a bullet-headed beau; Ther' 's ollers chaps a-hangin' roun' thet can't see pea-time's past, Mis'ble as roosters in a rain, heads down an' tails half-mast: It ain't disgraceful bein' beat, when a holl nation doos ...
— The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 09, No. 51, January, 1862 • Various

... allowance; but his manner of life had been such as the Marquis had no patience with in men of any class, and especially abhorred in men whom the accident of birth connected with good names. He had not been lavish in his demonstrations of interest in the bullet-headed young man. Osborn's personableness was not of a kind attractive to the unbiassed male observer. Men saw his cruel young jowl and low forehead, and noticed that his eyes were small. He had a good, swaggering military figure to which uniform was becoming, and a kind of animal good looks which would ...
— Emily Fox-Seton - Being The Making of a Marchioness and The Methods of Lady Walderhurst • Frances Hodgson Burnett



Words linked to "Bullet-headed" :   brachycephalic, stubborn, unregenerate, brachycranic, obstinate, brachycranial



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