last-ditcher

noun

last-ditch·​er
: a person ready to fight to the end : an irreconcilable combatant

Word History

Etymology

last ditch + -er

First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of last-ditcher was in 1862

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“Last-ditcher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/last-ditcher. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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