unreasonably obstinate; obstinately unmoving:
a stubborn child.
fixed or set in purpose or opinion; resolute:
a stubborn opponent of foreign aid.
obstinately maintained, as a course of action:
a stubborn resistance.
difficult to manage or suppress:
a stubborn horse; a stubborn pain.
hard, tough, or stiff, as stone or wood; difficult to shape or work.
refusing to comply, agree, or give in; obstinate
difficult to handle, treat, or overcome
persistent and dogged: a stubborn crusade
adjective, stubbier, stubbiest. 1. of the nature of or resembling a stub. 2. short and thick or broad; thick-set or squat: stubby fingers. 3. consisting of or abounding in stubs. 4. bristly, as the hair or beard. adjective -bier, -biest 1. short and broad; stumpy or thickset 2. bristling and stiff noun 3. (Austral, slang) […]
noun 1. a short, thick nail. 2. an old or worn horseshoe nail. noun 1. a short thick nail 2. a worn nail in a horseshoe
- Stub network
A network which only carries packets to and from local hosts. Even if it has paths to more than one other network, it does not carry traffic for other networks. See also backbone, transit network.
/stuhb’roo-teen/ [contraction of “stub subroutine”] Tiny, often vacuous placeholder for a subroutine that is to be written or fleshed out later. [Jargon File]