As obstinate as a donkey

As obstinate as a donkey
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  • Donkey — Don key (d[o^][ng] k[y^]), n.; pl. {Donkeys} (d[o^][ng] k[i^]z). [Prob. dun, in allusion to the color of the animal + a dim. termination.] 1. An ass; or (less frequently) a mule. [1913 Webster] 2. A stupid or obstinate fellow; an ass. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Donkey engine — Donkey Don key (d[o^][ng] k[y^]), n.; pl. {Donkeys} (d[o^][ng] k[i^]z). [Prob. dun, in allusion to the color of the animal + a dim. termination.] 1. An ass; or (less frequently) a mule. [1913 Webster] 2. A stupid or obstinate fellow; an ass.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Donkey pump — Donkey Don key (d[o^][ng] k[y^]), n.; pl. {Donkeys} (d[o^][ng] k[i^]z). [Prob. dun, in allusion to the color of the animal + a dim. termination.] 1. An ass; or (less frequently) a mule. [1913 Webster] 2. A stupid or obstinate fellow; an ass.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Donkey's eye — Donkey Don key (d[o^][ng] k[y^]), n.; pl. {Donkeys} (d[o^][ng] k[i^]z). [Prob. dun, in allusion to the color of the animal + a dim. termination.] 1. An ass; or (less frequently) a mule. [1913 Webster] 2. A stupid or obstinate fellow; an ass.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • donkey — [däŋ′kē, dôŋ′kē; ] also [, duŋ′kē] n. pl. donkeys [also earlier donky: late slang, rhyming with and patterned after MONKEY: < ? DUNCAN1 or < ? DUN1] 1. a domesticated ass: see ASS1 …   English World dictionary

  • Donkey — For other uses, see Donkey (disambiguation). Donkey Conservation status Domesticated Scientific classific …   Wikipedia

  • donkey — /dong kee, dawng , dung /, n., pl. donkeys, adj. n. 1. the domestic ass, Equus asinus. 2. (since 1874) a representation of this animal as the emblem of the U.S. Democratic party. 3. a stupid, silly, or obstinate person. 4. a woodworking apparatus …   Universalium

  • donkey — I. /ˈdɒŋki / (say dongkee) noun (plural donkeys) 1. a domesticated ass, Equus asinus, used as a beast of burden. 2. a stupid, silly or obstinate person. –adjective 3. Machinery auxiliary: donkey pump. –phrase 4. be on like Donkey Kong, (of a… …  

  • donkey — don•key [[t]ˈdɒŋ ki, ˈdɔŋ , ˈdʌŋ [/t]] n. pl. keys, adj. 1) mam a domesticated ass Equus asinus[/ex] 2) a stupid, silly, or obstinate person 3) mac auxiliary: donkey engine; donkey pump[/ex] • Etymology: 1775–85; perh. alter. of Dunkey,… …   From formal English to slang

  • donkey — noun (plural donkeys) Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1785 1. the domestic ass (Equus asinus) 2. a stupid or obstinate person …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Donkeys — Donkey Don key (d[o^][ng] k[y^]), n.; pl. {Donkeys} (d[o^][ng] k[i^]z). [Prob. dun, in allusion to the color of the animal + a dim. termination.] 1. An ass; or (less frequently) a mule. [1913 Webster] 2. A stupid or obstinate fellow; an ass.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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