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  • noundefeatist
  • nouncoward

synonyms for quitter

  • deserter
  • dropout
  • goldbrick
  • goof-off
  • shirker
  • slacker
  • wimp
  • goldbricker
  • piker
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The largest increase in the number of quitters happened in Georgia, with 35,000 more people leaving their jobs.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF THE GREAT RESIGNATION: FIRST-TIME DATA SHOWS WHERE AMERICANS ARE QUITTING THE MOSTALYSSA FOWERS, ELI ROSENBERGOCTOBER 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Mrs. Tyler issued a statement branding Clarke as a “weak-kneed quitter,” and repudiating him entirely.
THE MODERN KU KLUX KLANHENRY PECK FRY
But a girl who allows herself to take this attitude is a "quitter," and doesn't know the first principles of playing the game.
A GIRL'S STUDENT DAYS AND AFTERJEANNETTE MARKS
Quitter, kwit′ėr, n. a fistulous sore on the quarters or the heel of the coronet of a horse's hoof.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
And yet, if he wasn't a quitter, what was the matter with him?
ROUGH-HEWNDOROTHY CANFIELD
"I knew youse couldn't be a quitter and John Beaudry's son," he continued.
THE SHERIFF'S SONWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
He was no quitter, he told himself fiercely; he could stand up and take his punishment like a man.
THE PALACE OF DARKENED WINDOWSMARY HASTINGS BRADLEY
Whatever else he was—and already faint doubts were beginning to stir in her—he was not a quitter.
BRAND BLOTTERSWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
I hate to be a quitter, but I hate worse to take the bread out of the mouths of a dozen families.
BRAND BLOTTERSWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
But Laurie ought to have known better, for Ned was never what his fellows would have called a quitter.
THE TURNER TWINSRALPH HENRY BARBOUR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO QUITTER

  • absentee
  • bolter
  • escapee
  • quitter
  • truant
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