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deep-dyed

[deep-dahyd]
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adjective
  1. thorough; unmitigated: a deep-dyed villain.
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Origin of deep-dyed

First recorded in 1810–20
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Related Words for deep-dyed

absolute, complete, confirmed, congenital, deep-rooted, deep-seated, die-hard, entrenched, fixed, full-fledged, genuine, hardened, ingrained, long-standing, thorough, thoroughgoing, unchangeable, uncompromising, utter, true

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British Dictionary definitions for deep-dyed

deep-dyed

adjective
  1. usually derogatory thoroughgoing; absolute; complete
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