Definition of hard put
: barely able : faced with difficulty or perplexity <was hard put to find an explanation>
Examples of hard put
<she was hard put to explain her department's excessive expenditures>
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Rhymes with hard put
afoot, barefoot, bigfoot, birthroot, Blackfoot, board foot, claw-foot, clubfoot, cocksfoot, coltsfoot, crow's-foot, cube root, enroot, forefoot, hotfoot, input, kaput, on foot, outfoot, output, prop root, Rajput, redroot, shot put, snakeroot, splayfoot, square root, squawroot, taproot, throughput, trench foot, uproot, webfoot
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