dyed-in-the-wool


dyed–in–the–wool

adjective \ˌdīd-ən-thə-ˈwl\

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

Full Definition of DYED-IN-THE-WOOL

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

First Known Use of DYED-IN-THE-WOOL

1580

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