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quitter

[ kwit-er ]
/ ˈkwɪt ər /
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noun
a person who quits or gives up easily, especially in the face of some difficulty, danger, etc.
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Origin of quitter

First recorded in 1605–15; quit1 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for quitter

quitter
/ (ˈkwɪtə) /

noun
a person who gives up easily; defeatist, deserter, or shirker
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