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“diehard” in British English

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diehardnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdaɪ.hɑːd/ us /ˈdaɪ.hɑːrd/ disapproving

someone who is unwilling to change or give up their ideas or ways of behaving, even when there are good reasons to do so:

a diehard conservative/fan

(Definition of “diehard” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“diehard” in American English

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diehardadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈdɑɪˌhɑrd/

unwilling to change or give up your ideas or ways of behaving, even when there are good reasons to do so:

a diehard conservative

(Definition of “diehard” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)