Quitter meaning

kwĭtər
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One who gives up easily.
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(informal) A person who quits or gives up easily, without trying hard.
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(now rare, Jamaica) Matter flowing from a wound or sore; pus.
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(farriery) A fistulous wound at the top of a horse's foot resulting from bruises, pricks, or neglected corns.
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To suppurate; ooze with pus.
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One who quits.

Winners never quit and quitters never win.

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Origin of quitter

  • From Anglo-Norman quiture, quyture et al., specialised use of quiture (“burn mark, burning"), from the participle stem of cuire (“to cook").

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  • From quit +"Ž -er.

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