take–no–prisoners

adjective

Definition of take–no–prisoners

  1. :  having a fierce, relentless, or merciless character take–no–prisoners politics

First Known Use of take–no–prisoners

1974


TAKE–NO–PRISONERS Defined for English Language Learners

take-no-prisoners

adjective

Definition of take–no–prisoners for English Language Learners

  • : very tough and aggressive


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