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headstrong

head·strong

headstrong

 
pronunciation:
hed strawng
part of speech: adjective
definition: determined to have one's own way; stubborn; willful.
My puppy is so headstrong he'll need special training to learn how to obey.
synonyms:
obstinate, stubborn, willful
similar words:
contrary
derivation: headstrongness (n.)