take-no-prisoners

adjective

Definition of take-no-prisoners

: having a fierce, relentless, or merciless character take-no-prisoners politics

First Known Use of take-no-prisoners

1974, in the meaning defined above

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“Take-no-prisoners.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take-no-prisoners. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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take-no-prisoners

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of take-no-prisoners

US, informal : very tough and aggressive

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