die-hard


die–hard

adjective \ˈdī-ˌhärd\

: very determined or loyal; especially : very loyal to a set of beliefs and not willing to change those beliefs

Full Definition of DIE-HARD

:  strongly or fanatically determined or devoted <die–hard fans>; especially :  strongly resisting change <a die–hard conservative>
die·hard noun
die–hard·ism \-ˌiz-əm\ noun

First Known Use of DIE-HARD

1922

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