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See also: pitbull
- Shortened form of pit bull terrier.
- A person with a reputation for pugnacity.
1993 July 6, “Profile Israel's Pit Bull of Politics Takes on Jerusalem Mayor”, in Los Angeles Times:
- Ehud Olmert has long been the pit bull of Israel's right-wing Likud Party, always ready to tear into a political foe
pit bull terrier — see pit bull terrier