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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Stubbornly resisting change or clinging to a seemingly hopeless or outdated cause.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One who stubbornly resists change or tenaciously adheres to a seemingly hopeless or outdated cause: rebel die-hards who refused to surrender.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.
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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
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Translations
مُحافِظ مُتَطَرِّف
zpátečník
stokkonservativ person
megátalkodott
afturhaldsseggur
spiatočník
muhafazakârtutucu

diehard

[ˈdaɪhɑːd]
A. ADJacérrimo
B. Nintransigente mf
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

diehard

[ˈdaɪhɑːrd]
adj [supporter, fan] → irréductible; [Tory, communist] → réactionnaire; [opponent] → irréductible
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

diehard

[ˈdaɪˌhɑːd]
1. nconservatore/trice
2. adj (supporter, opponent) → convinto/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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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He intersperses his tale with a running account of the Imperial diehards' final abortive coup attempt to delay the inevitable.
Imbruglia carried on regardless to the delight of the drenched diehards still packing the front of the stage area.
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If you decide to run the whole thing, you won't be the first; a few diehards have already tackled it.