take-no-prisoners

[ teyk-noh-priz-uh-nerz, ‐priz-nerz ]
/ ˈteɪkˌnoʊˈprɪz ə nərz, ‐ˈprɪz nərz /

adjective

wholeheartedly aggressive; zealous; gung-ho: a businessman with a take-no-prisoners attitude toward dealmaking.

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Origin of take-no-prisoners

First recorded in 1990–95
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