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hard sell

noun

Simple Definition of hard sell

  • : an aggressive way of selling something

  • : something that is difficult to sell : something that others are not willing or likely to accept

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hard sell

  1. :  aggressive high-pressure salesmanship — compare soft sell

Examples of hard sell in a sentence

  1. Such an expensive project will be a hard sell during these slow economic times.



1952

First Known Use of hard sell

1952


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