quitter

noun quit·ter \ ˈkwi-tər \
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

Definition of quitter

: one that quits; especially : one that gives up too easily : defeatist

Examples of quitter in a Sentence

  1. Don't be a quitter. I know you can do it.

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First Known Use of quitter

1611


QUITTER Defined for English Language Learners

quitter

noun

Definition of quitter for English Language Learners

  • : a person who easily gives up or stops doing something : a person who quits


QUITTER Defined for Kids

quitter

noun quit·ter \ ˈkwi-tər \

Definition of quitter for Students

: a person who gives up too easily


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