dyed–in–the–wool

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adjective \ˌdīd-ən-thə-ˈwu̇l\

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


DYED–IN–THE–WOOL Defined for English Language Learners

dyed–in–the–wool

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adjective \ˌdīd-ən-thə-ˈwu̇l\

Definition of dyed–in–the–wool for English Language Learners

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

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