Double-dyed
Double-dyed Dou"ble-dyed`, a. Dyed twice; thoroughly or intensely colored; hence; firmly fixed in opinions or habits; as, a double-dyed villain. [1913 Webster]

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  • double dyed — adj. (Informal) complete, absolute (as in a double dyed fool ; a double dyed coward ) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • double-dyed — adjective thoroughly imbued with a particular quality: a double dyed Liberal …   English new terms dictionary

  • double-dyed — adjective without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers an arrant fool a complete coward a consummate fool a double dyed villain gross negligence a perfect idiot pure folly …   Useful english dictionary

  • double-dyed — /ˈdʌbəl daɪd/ (say dubuhl duyd) adjective 1. dyed twice. 2. deeply imbued with guilt …   Australian English dictionary

  • double — adj., adv., n., & v. adj. 1 a consisting of two usu. equal parts or things; twofold. b consisting of two identical parts. 2 twice as much or many (double the amount; double the number; double thickness). 3 having twice the usual size, quantity,… …   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

  • Double cloth — Dove and Rose jacquard woven silk and wool double cloth furnishing textile, designed by William Morris in 1879.[1] Double cloth or double weave (also doublecloth, double cloth) is a kind of woven …   Wikipedia

  • dou|ble-dyed — «DUHB uhl DYD», adjective. 1. twice dyed. 2. Figurative. deeply imbued; thorough; complete: »The speaker is a double dyed fundamentalist …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • fast — Synonyms and related words: Barmecidal feast, Encratism, Friday, Lenten diet, Lenten entertainment, Lenten fare, Pythagoreanism, Pythagorism, Rechabitism, Sabbath, Shakerism, Spartan fare, Stoicism, Sunday, abandoned, abstain, abstainment,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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