never-say-die never-say-die

Definition(s):

  • (adj) impossible to subdue

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But this week, in what was fast becoming the hottest pair of pennant races in years, both Cleveland and the never-say-die Giants were still pounding hard at the leaders' heels.
  2. Despite the bleak economic signals, the never-say-die ethos that propelled some job seekers to success in the first place refuses to let them give up.

News

  • Tennis 'Crazy' Zheng lifts burden off Li Na

    Never-say-die Zheng Jie was hailed for her 'crazy' tennis at Wimbledon by champion Serena Williams 12 months ago and under-pressure compatriot Li Na couldn't be happier.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Fox News

Quotes

  1. "A couple days ago we were down to one strike and planning a trip home," Gamecocks coach Ray Tanner said. "Now we're going to have a chance to play for a national championship. That's incredible. It's a never-say-die team."
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Ray Tanner Source: Contra Costa Times

  2. "Shane really showed his never-say-die attitude in his comeback this season, especially in the Test match against Pakistan - and I know how tough this decision has been for him," Vaughan said.
    on Dec 22, 2009 By: Justin Vaughan Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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