dyed-in-the-wool Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “dyed-in-the-wool” in the English Dictionary

"dyed-in-the-wool" in British English

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dyed-in-the-wooladjective [usually before noun]

uk   us   /ˌdaɪd.ɪn.ðəˈwʊl/
If someone is dyed-in-the-wool, or has dyed-in-the-wool ​opinions, they ​hold those ​opinionsstrongly and will not ​change them: He's a dyed-in-the-wool ​traditionalist where ​cooking is ​concerned - he doesn't ​allow any ​moderngadgets in the ​kitchen.
(Definition of dyed-in-the-wool from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dyed-in-the-wool" in American English

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having ​opinions that are very ​strong and do not ​change: My ​parents are dyed-in-the-wool liberals.
(Definition of dyed-in-the-wool from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dyed-in-the-wool”
in Chinese (Simplified) 固执己见的,顽固的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 固執己見的,頑固的…
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