dyed-in-the-wool


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dyed-in-the-wool

(of a fabric) made of dyed yarn
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It means through and through, as in "a dyed-in-the-wool Tory or Labour supporter".
Some soldiers are dyed-in-the-wool, through-and-through logisticians.
Never straying from Hewetson's keen interest in exploring illustration for the horror genre, the Skywald periodicals had a lasting appeal only to its dyed-in-the-wool fans.
A welcome contribution to both World War II era popular culture and American theatrical history, The Songwriter Goes To War is an enduring true story of a dyed-in-the-wool entertainer expertly applying his gifts to serve his country in its hour of need.
The dyed-in-the-wool cricket fanatics will obviously know the relevance of the number 16--it is that many years since England surrendered the Ashes.
When I moved here a few years ago I was a dyed-in-the-wool Labour man.
Officials who started the film office in 2000 wanted to hire someone from the film industry, not a dyed-in-the-wool bureaucrat.
He is not Welsh for nothing - he is a dyed-in-the-wool Welshman.