A person who advocates carrying on a conflict to the bitter end, or until a conclusive victory has been gained or all of one's aims achieved.
Originally with reference to the First World War (1914–18).
Characterized by the intent to carry on a conflict to the bitter end.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in The New Statesman. From French jusqu'auboutiste, jusquauboutiste, noun and adjective from jusqu'au bout + -iste.