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hard–core

adjective \-ˈkr\

: very active and enthusiastic

: showing or describing sex acts very openly

Full Definition of HARD-CORE

1
a :  of, relating to, or being part of a hard core <hard–core poverty> <the hard–core unemployed>
b :  confirmed, die-hard <hard–core rock fans> <a hard–core liberal>
2
of pornography :  containing explicit descriptions of sex acts or scenes of actual sex acts — compare soft-core
3
:  characterized by or being the purest or most basic form of something :  fundamental <a room gussied up in hard–core French provincial style — John Canaday>

First Known Use of HARD-CORE

1940

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