Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 05/15/15 Hidebound

Hidebound (adjective)
hidebound [hahyd-bound]


adjective
1. narrow and rigid in opinion; inflexible: a hidebound pedant.
2. oriented toward or confined to the past; extremely conservative: a hidebound philosopher.
3. (of a horse, cow, etc.) having the back and ribs bound tightly by the hide.

Origin: 1550-60; hide+ -bound

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