quitter

[kwit-er]
noun
a person who quits or gives up easily, especially in the face of some difficulty, danger, etc.

Origin:
1605–15; quit1 + -er1

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To quitter
Collins
World English Dictionary
quitter (ˈkwɪtə)
 
n
a person who gives up easily; defeatist, deserter, or shirker

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Slang Dictionary

quitter definition


  1. n.
    someone who gives up easily. : Don't be a quitter. Get in there and finish the job.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
Cite This Source
Example sentences
The quieter our sun is the quitter the solar wind becomes and the more cosmic
  rays reaches us.
So, that's a loser and quitter backing up talk of a negative environment.
Marcus is a perfectionist and he doesn't want to fail or be seen as a quitter.
He wasn't by nature a quitter, but the despair had finally gotten to him.
Synonyms
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;