Definitions for headstrongˈhɛdˌstrɔŋ, -ˌstrɒŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

head•strong*ˈhɛdˌstrɔŋ, -ˌstrɒŋ(adj.)

  1. determined to have one's own way; willful; stubborn; obstinate.

  2. proceeding from or exhibiting willfulness:

    a headstrong course.

* Syn: See willful.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. froward, headstrong, self-willed, willful, wilful(adj)

    habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition


  1. headstrong(Adjective)

    Determined to do as one pleases, and not as others want.

    He was in that headstrong teenage phase when he felt like he knew everything.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Headstrong(adj)

    not easily restrained; ungovernable; obstinate; stubborn

  2. Headstrong(adj)

    directed by ungovernable will, or proceeding from obstinacy

Translations for headstrong

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(of people) difficult to persuade or control; always doing or wanting to do what they themselves want

a headstrong, obstinate child.

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