deep-dyed

deep-dyed
adjective informal thoroughgoing; complete.

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  • deep-dyed — deep′ dyed adj. thoroughgoing: a deep dyed villain[/ex] • Etymology: 1810–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • deep-dyed — [dēp′dīd′] adj. 1. stained throughout 2. thoroughgoing; unmitigated [a deep dyed villain] …   English World dictionary

  • deep-dyed — /deep duyd /, adj. thorough; unmitigated: a deep dyed villain. [1810 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • deep-dyed — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : thorough, unrelieved, ingrained a deep dyed villain a deep dyed Tory * * * /deep duyd /, adj. thorough; unmitigated: a deep dyed villain. [1810 …   Useful english dictionary

  • deep-dyed — /ˈdip daɪd/ (say deep duyd) adjective thoroughgoing; unmitigated: *His better side was that … deep dyed insults embarrassed him. –thomas keneally, 1967 …  

  • deep dyed — Synonyms and related words: absolute, all embracing, all encompassing, all out, all pervading, born, broad based, chronic, clean, clear, colorfast, comprehensive, confirmed, congenital, constant, consummate, deep engraven, deep fixed, deep… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dyed-in-the-wool — adj entrenched, inveterate, deep rooted, diehard, established, long standing, settled, fixed, hard core, hardened, inflexible, unchangeable, uncompromising, unshak(e)able, through and through, thorough, confirmed, complete, card carrying ≠… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dyed-in-the-wool — Synonyms and related words: absolute, all embracing, all encompassing, all out, all pervading, born, broad based, chronic, clean, clear, colorfast, comprehensive, confirmed, congenital, constant, consummate, deep dyed, deep engraven, deep fixed,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • deep rooted — Synonyms and related words: ankle deep, chronic, confirmed, deep, deep cut, deep down, deep dyed, deep engraven, deep fixed, deep grounded, deep laid, deep lying, deep reaching, deep seated, deep set, deep settled, deep sinking, deep sunk, deep… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • deep seated — Synonyms and related words: ankle deep, chronic, confirmed, congenital, connate, constitutional, deep, deep cut, deep down, deep dyed, deep engraven, deep fixed, deep grounded, deep laid, deep lying, deep reaching, deep rooted, deep set, deep… …   Moby Thesaurus

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