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Origin of die-hard
OTHER WORDS FROM die-harddie-hardism, noun
Example sentences from the Web for die-hard
For a second there, diehard conservatives thought the Texas governor was something of a badass.Tea Party Unloads on 'Complete Imbecile' Rick Perry|Olivia Nuzzi|September 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“There are a lot of diehard fans who I think are genuinely worried about Disney doing Star Wars,” admits Marsh.‘Phineas and Ferb’ Pilot Disney’s Premier Voyage into ‘Star Wars’|Jason Lynch|July 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Diehard Massachusetts fan Patrick Healy said he has already cancelled his SiriusXM subscription.
Interestingly, Weir was skeptical of these most diehard and even surprisingly pragmatic about their lifestyle.Bob Weir on Drugged-Out Deadheads and Living in Jerry Garcia’s Shadow|Emily Shire|April 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
From the moment I met her, I was a diehard fan of Sophia Burset—the firefighter-turned-identity thief-turned-woman.
British Dictionary definitions for die-hard
Derived forms of die-harddie-hardism, noun
Idioms and Phrases with die-hard
Take a long time to cease to exist or be dropped from consideration. For example, Old prejudices die hard, or The more radical parts of this proposal will die hard. This idiom alludes to struggling against physical death. [Late 1700s]