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die-hard

also die·hard (dī′härd′)
adj.
Stubbornly resisting change or clinging to a seemingly hopeless or outdated cause.
n.
One who stubbornly resists change or tenaciously adheres to a seemingly hopeless or outdated cause: rebel die-hards who refused to surrender.

die′-hard′ism n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diehard - one who adheres to traditional viewsdiehard - one who adheres to traditional views
conservative, conservativist - a person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideas
Rip van Winkle - a person oblivious to social changes
Translations
مُحافِظ مُتَطَرِّف
zpátečník
stokkonservativ person
megátalkodott
afturhaldsseggur
spiatočník
muhafazakârtutucu

diehard

[ˈdaɪhɑːd]
A. ADJacérrimo
B. Nintransigente mf

diehard

[ˈdaɪhɑːrd]
adj [supporter, fan] → irréductible; [Tory, communist] → réactionnaire; [opponent] → irréductible

diehard

[ˈdaɪˌhɑːd]
1. nconservatore/trice
2. adj (supporter, opponent) → convinto/a

die1

(dai) present participle dying (ˈdaiiŋ) : past tense, past participle died verb
1. to lose life; to stop living and become dead. Those flowers are dying; She died of old age.
2. to fade; to disappear. The daylight was dying fast.
3. to have a strong desire (for something or to do something). I'm dying for a drink; I'm dying to see her.
diehard noun
a person who resists new ideas.
die away
to fade from sight or hearing. The sound died away into the distance.
die down
to lose strength or power. I think the wind has died down a bit.
die hard
to take a long time to disappear. Old habits die hard.
die off
to die quickly or in large numbers. Herds of cattle were dying off because of the drought.
die out
to cease to exist anywhere. The custom died out during the last century.
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"As a diehard Celtic supporter, I wish Mr Ricksen all the best.