die-hard

adjective \ ˈdī-ˌhärd \

Definition of die-hard

: strongly or fanatically determined or devoted
  • die-hard fans
; especially : strongly resisting change
  • a die-hard conservative

diehard

noun

die-hardism

play \-ˌiz-əm\ noun

First Known Use of die-hard

1922


DIE-HARD Defined for English Language Learners

die-hard

adjective

Definition of die-hard for English Language Learners

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



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