bitterender

[bit-er-en-der]

noun

a person who persists until the bitter end without compromising or yielding; diehard.

Nearby words

  1. bitter principle,
  2. bitter rot,
  3. bitterbark,
  4. bitterbrush,
  5. bittercress,
  6. bitterling,
  7. bitterly,
  8. bittern,
  9. bitterness,
  10. bitternut

Origin of bitterender

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50; bitter end + -er1

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