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Dictionary entry overview: What does contumacious mean?
• CONTUMACIOUS (adjective)
The adjective CONTUMACIOUS has 1 sense:
1. wilfully obstinate; stubbornly disobedient
Familiarity information: CONTUMACIOUS used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||contumacious [BACK TO TOP]|
Wilfully obstinate; stubbornly disobedient
a contumaceous witness is subject to punishment
insubordinate (not submissive to authority)
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