bloody minded

bloody minded

slang Petulant and argumentative in nature. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. I hate spending time with bloody minded people who have a pessimistic response to all of my ideas. Don't listen to him—he's just bloody minded, and his argument doesn't even make sense.
See also: bloody, minded
References in classic literature ?
Look at these hags of squaws, friend Doctor; I have no judgment in savage tempers, if they are not bloody minded, and ready to work their accursed pleasures on us all.
I've wished again and again I'd been a bloody minded man, that I could have strangled the mother and the brats with one cord.
Shame on the bloody minded, stubborn and downright wrong powers that be.
If you're in the market for a mini PC but don't like the word laptop, or crave something that is even more portable, although slightly less useful, or are just a bit bloody minded, then this could be the box for you.
All this is due to the bloody minded arrogance of the UK Government that is determined to create a GB soccer team in the 2012 London Olympics.
I think that by this he meant to describe the French people as not so much a nation as a collection of bloody minded individuals, who, if pushed too far, will burn down the tax office and block motorways.
The Home Office officials looking into the Gani family's immigration appeal have obviously either lost the plot or are just being plain bloody minded.
It's made me more bloody minded really, which is good because I wouldn't have achieved what I have otherwise.
The question now is, can hunting folks be as bloody minded and determined as the animal activists (beware fishermen) who constantly target people's homes and families who get in their way?
The Sellafield management team need to stop being so bloody minded and pay our members what they owe.
ON the subject of Land Rover moving some of its production from Solihull, it always seems that the bosses are asking for change just to be bloody minded.
BLOODY MINDED TO THE VERY END (Bangkok Post, Bangkok)
He is the main promoter of the star system which evaluates architects entirely by showbiz, shock or just their tendency to be as bloody minded and absurd as possible.
The fact that it has been hijacked by bloody minded republicans and used as a political tool by Sinn Fein does it a great disservice.
They studied groups of cancer sufferers and noted their different outlooks to see whether sheer, bloody minded determination not to shake the Grim Reaper by the hand was a factor in life expectancy.