die-hard

adjective
\ ˈdī-ˌhärd How to pronounce die-hard (audio) \

Definition of die-hard

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

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diehard noun
die-hardism \ ˈdī-​ˌhärd-​ˌiz-​əm How to pronounce die-hardism (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of die-hard

1922, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of die-hard was in 1922

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“Die-hard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/die-hard. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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die-hard

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English Language Learners Definition of die-hard

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

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