Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

dyed–in–the–wool

play
adjective \ˌdīd-ən-thə-ˈwu̇l\

Simple Definition of dyed–in–the–wool

  • : having very strong beliefs, opinions, etc., that you are not willing to change

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dyed–in–the–wool

  1. :  thoroughgoing, uncompromising <a dyed–in–the–wool conservative>

1580

First Known Use of dyed–in–the–wool

1580


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up dyed–in–the–wool? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to depart quickly

Get Word of the Day daily email!