Origin of die-hard
Related formsdie-hard·ism, noun
Examples from the Web for die-hard
Merlino says she first noticed him on her Facebook feed and quickly became a die-hard Kohrs fan.Castro Street’s Hot Cop Is the Batman to Sexy Mug Shot Guy’s Joker|Itay Hod|July 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bush, Carney said, could expand the pool of primary voters beyond the die-hard conservatives.
Die-hard fans will be happy to see that the episodes are filmed in a similar home garage in Maron.Meet Marc Maron: the Comedic Podcast Giant on His New IFC Show & More|Jean Trinh|May 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He describes watching the 1968 election with Artie Zeller, “a die-hard Democrat, liberal, and total atheist.”Speed Read Arnold Schwarzenegger’s ‘Total Recall’: the 11 Juiciest Bits|Luke Kerr-Dineen|October 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He is a doctor specializing in kidney disease, and a “die-hard” Packers, Brewers, and Bucks fan.Wisconsin’s Ralph Nader—Will Hari Trivedi Save Scott Walker?|Caitlin Dickson|June 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
All eyes turned to the old "Die-Hard" Battalion which had now proved its mettle on land and sea.With the "Die-Hards" in Siberia|John Ward
I'll direct you the road, and if you're lucky you'll find a Die-Hard about the village.
The obedient Die-Hard disappeared, and Dickson painfully and laboriously set himself to climb the slope.
A celestial Die-hard, sir, paid to join together again those whom man have put asunder.Another Sheaf|John Galsworthy
Like the orpine, it was a veritable "live-long," or as the politicians say, "die-hard."The Call of the Wildflower|Henry S. Salt