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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
Oh, there ain't nobody goin' t' call Hermy Chesterton's brother a quitter.
THE DEFINITE OBJECTJEFFERY FARNOL
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WORDS RELATED TO QUITTER

  • baby
  • caitiff
  • chicken
  • chicken heart
  • chicken liver
  • coward
  • cry-baby
  • fraidy-cat
  • jellyfish
  • lily liver
  • milksop
  • momma's boy
  • pantywaist
  • quitter
  • scaredy cat
  • sissy
  • weakling
  • wimp
  • wuss
  • wussy
  • yellow
  • yellow belly
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