What does the word willful mean?

Usage examples for willful

  1. " By the way, I'm somewhat haunted with the dread that, after all, Adah may take it into her willful head to go to Terrace Hill, and I would not have her for the world. – Bad Hugh by Mary Jane Holmes
  2. Anything that he might take as- a willful insult? – Mary Wollaston by Henry Kitchell Webster
  3. Maurice was, it is true, nothing but a rather willful, and yet winsome, baby boy; but Cecile had character. – The Children's Pilgrimage by L. T. Meade