Word of the Day – May 14 – Hidebound

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Dee Dee - Word of the Day

Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Adjective: Hidebound  (HAHYD-bound)

Definition:

1. Narrow and rigid in opinion: inflexible.

2. Oriented toward or confined to the past: extremely conservative.

3. Having the back and ribs bound tightly by the hide (such as in animals.)

Sample sentence: Although the students tried to get their music teacher to allow them to play more modern music, the hidebound instructor insisted on only the classics.

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