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hide·bound

 (hīd′bound′)
adj.
1. Stubbornly prejudiced, narrow-minded, or inflexible.
2. Having abnormally dry, stiff skin that adheres closely to the underlying flesh. Used of domestic animals such as cattle.
3. Having the bark so contracted and unyielding as to hinder growth. Used of trees.

hidebound

(ˈhaɪdˌbaʊnd)
adj
1. restricted by petty rules, a conservative attitude, etc
2. (Zoology) (of cattle, etc) having the skin closely attached to the flesh as a result of poor feeding
3. (Botany) (of trees) having a very tight bark that impairs growth

hide•bound

(ˈhaɪdˌbaʊnd)

adj.
1. narrow and rigid in opinion; inflexible.
2. extremely conservative.
3. (of a horse, cow, etc.) having the back and ribs bound tightly by the hide.
[1550–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hidebound - stubbornly conservative and narrow-mindedhidebound - stubbornly conservative and narrow-minded
conservative - resistant to change

hidebound

hidebound

adjective
Not tolerant of the beliefs or opinions of others, for example:
Translations

hidebound

[ˈhaɪdbaʊnd] ADJrígido, aferrado a la tradición

hidebound

[ˈhaɪdbaʊnd] adj (= old-fashioned) → rigide

hidebound

[ˈhaɪdˌbaʊnd] adjlimitato/a, gretto/a
References in classic literature ?
But I should be sorry for you to think me hidebound in my prejudices.