of an egg : boiled until all the inside parts have become solid
: not feeling or showing emotions such as affection or kindness : emotionally tough
: having a tough detective as the main character
What made you want to look up hard-boiled? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
Take Our 10-Question Quiz
The commonly misspelled words quiz
How strong is your vocabulary?
The Vocab Quiz Game for iPhone & iPad
"Incredibly fun and addictive. And informative!" User Review, iTunes