Definition of jusqu'auboutiste in English:

jusqu'auboutiste

(also jusqu'auboutist, jusquauboutiste, jusquaboutist)

noun

  • A person who advocates carrying on a conflict until the bitter end, or until a conclusive victory has been gained or all of one's aims achieved.

adjective

  • Characterized by the intent to carry on a conflict to the bitter end.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The New Statesman. From French jusqu'auboutiste, jusquauboutiste, noun and adjective from jusqu'au bout + -iste.

Pronunciation

jusqu'auboutiste

/ˌʒuːskəʊbuːˈtiːst/