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When I was younger I was taught that a winner never quits, and a quitter never wins.
Angie Stone

Meaning of "quitter" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF QUITTER

quitter  [ˈkwɪtə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF QUITTER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Quitter is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES QUITTER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Quit

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Definition of quitter in the English dictionary

The definition of quitter in the dictionary is a person who gives up easily; defeatist, deserter, or shirker.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH QUITTER


acquitter
əˈkwɪtə
administrator
ədˈmɪnɪˌstreɪtə
atwitter
əˈtwɪtə
banqueter
ˈbæŋkwɪtə
calculator
ˈkælkjʊˌleɪtə
creator
kriːˈeɪtə
data
ˈdeɪtə
editor
ˈɛdɪtə
generator
ˈdʒɛnəˌreɪtə
Greater
ˈɡreɪtə
later
ˈleɪtə
litter
ˈlɪtə
loquitur
ˈlɒkwɪtə
Meta
ˈmeɪtə
monitor
ˈmɒnɪtə
quittor
ˈkwɪtə
sequitur
ˈsekwɪtə
twitter
ˈtwɪtə
whitter
ˈwɪtə
witter
ˈwɪtə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE QUITTER

quit
quitch
quitch grass
quitclaim
quite
quite a
quite a little
quite so
quite something
Quito
quitrent
quits
quittal
quittance
quitted
quittor
quiver
quiverer
quiverful
quivering

WORDS THAT END LIKE QUITTER

baby-sitter
beam splitter
better
bitter
critter
emitter
fitter
glitter
hitter
jitter
knitter
neurotransmitter
outfitter
pitter
ritter
Salzgitter
sitter
skitter
splitter
submitter
transmitter

Synonyms and antonyms of quitter in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «quitter» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF QUITTER

Find out the translation of quitter to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of quitter from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «quitter» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

半途而废
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

desertor
570 millions of speakers

English

quitter
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आलसी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

انهزامي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

лодырь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

desistente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিষ্কর্মা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

lâcheur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pemecatan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Drückeberger
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

簡単にあきらめる人
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

겁쟁이 들이나하는
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nyenyet
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

người hèn nhát
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எளிதில் விட்டு போகிறவர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्यूटर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dönek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

chi si arrende facilmente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

quitter
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ледар
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

laș
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

λιποτάκτης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

lafaard
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

quitter
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

quitter
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of quitter

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «QUITTER»

The term «quitter» is very widely used and occupies the 20.964 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «QUITTER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about quitter

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4 QUOTES WITH «QUITTER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word quitter.
1
David Duval
But you know, I'm just not a quitter.
2
Peter Mandelson
I'm a fighter, not a quitter.
3
Angie Stone
When I was younger I was taught that a winner never quits, and a quitter never wins.
4
Olivia Wilde
If you fall off a horse, you get back up. I am not a quitter.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QUITTER»

Discover the use of quitter in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to quitter and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Quitter: Closing the Gap Between Your Day Job & Your Dream Job
Presents advice on how to achieve one's goal of obtaining a "dream" job.
Jon Acuff, 2011
2
The quitter
A young Jewish boy in an increasingly African-American neighborhood struggles to find his place but finds discouragement in anything less success.
Harvey Pekar, Dean Haspiel, Lee Loughridge, 2005
3
Nobody Likes a Quitter (and Other Reasons to Avoid Rehab): ...
A lot of people drink, but few do it for a living. Among those who do, nobody does it better, or worse, than Dan Dunn.
Dan Dunn, 2007
4
The Quitter: And Other Tables of Employment
"The Quitter: and other tales of employment" is a collection of short stories on employment.
Darrin Atkins, 1999
5
I'm Not a Quitter
Tony Franks was always a natural athlete.
Rob Kelley, Rob Kelley, 2006
6
Quitter: Good Luck Not Dying
This is a collection of the first five issues of the zine Quitter, written in various lengths of time between 2005 and 2008.
Trace Ramsey, 2009
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An Interpretive Guide to Operatic Arias: A Handbook for ...
Gounod, Faust "Avant de quitter ces lieux" (Valentin's aria) baritone Avant de quitter ces lieux, sol natal de mes ateux, a toi. Seigneur et Roi des cieux, masoeurjeconfie. Daigne de tout danger toujours, toujours la proteger, cette soeur si ch6rie, ...
‎2003
8
The Quitter; A Novel
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1914 Excerpt: .
Jacob Fisher, 2009
9
Notes from Underground: Zines and the Politics of ...
The Quitter Quarterly, edited by Shelly Ross and Evan Harris, gives advice to the prospective quitter: not only quit things yourself but revel in it: Tell everyone you know that you have quit. Because of the stigma attached to quitting, many ...
Stephen Duncombe, 1997
10
Boys' Life
AFTER he had walked on four balls, Quitter turned inquiringly to Captain Clelland , who was coaching off first. Clelland, shouting instructions to the next batter, carelessly pushed his cap upon the back of his head. The signal had been given;  ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QUITTER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term quitter is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Eliminated Competitor Gabi Castrovinci Talks Tough Enough; Says …
First of all, I'm not a quitter. What I said last night came out in the spur of the moment. Some people cry and I just open my mouth and I don't think before I speak. «Wrestlezone, Jul 15»
2
New Online Community, Quitter's Circle, Helps Smokers Trade …
Quitter's Circle provides tips and information to help smokers reach their quit ... journey to quit, visit QuittersCircle.com or join the Quitter's Circle community at ... «MarketWatch, Jun 15»
3
Shania Twain: She Ain't No Quitter
Shania Twain is about to kick off her first North American tour in 11 long years. Getting closer to her 50th birthday on Aug. 28, Twain says she has been on some ... «CMT.com, Jun 15»
4
Celtics' Isaiah Thomas has never been a quitter
This is a daunting question for anyone to answer, especially for Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas. Standing only 5-foot-9, Thomas has had plenty of ... «CBSSports.com, Apr 15»
5
The Quitters Club: “Let's Give Up on Our Dreams . . . Together!”
They'd come to Busboys and Poets for the inaugural meeting of Washington's newest Meetup group, The Quitters' Club. Tagline: “Let's Give Up on Our Dreams . «Washington Post, Mar 15»
6
Souhan: Borland neither a quitter nor a hero after retirement
Because nationwide overreaction accompanies any NFL story of note, Borland has been characterized as everything from a quitter to a hero. He is neither. «Minneapolis Star Tribune, Mar 15»
7
Tim Ryan didn't call Chris Borland 'a quitter,' but people think he did
Tim Ryan, a 49ers radio analyst for WKNB San Francisco who played three seasons with the Bears, took a strong amount of scrutiny on Tuesday for apparently ... «SportingNews.com, Mar 15»
8
Thompson: Warriors' Shaun Livingston never a quitter
Thompson: Warriors' Shaun Livingston never a quitter. By Marcus Thompson II. Bay Area News Group. Posted: 03/15/2015 02:12:20 PM PDT3 Comments ... «San Jose Mercury News, Mar 15»
9
Don't Quit Your Day Job: Advice from a Famous(ish) Quitter
Don't Quit Your Day Job: Advice from a Famous(ish) QuitterMarina Shifrin · What Makes A Leader?Dr. Travis BradberryInfluencer · This Crazy Thing Helps Me ... «Pulse, Mar 15»
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Kevin Garnett on the Nuggets: A quitter is a quitter
A quitter is a quitter. That was my take on that. But if you've got any kind of self-pride about your future, then you want to anticipate someone playing hard. But no ... «CBSSports.com, Mar 15»

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