: being tough, stubborn, or uncompromising
First Known Use of HARD-NOSED
Related to HARD-NOSED
- adamant, adamantine, bullheaded, dogged, hard, hardened, hardheaded, hard-nosed, headstrong, immovable, implacable, inconvincible, inflexible, intransigent, mulish, obdurate, opinionated, ossified, pat, pertinacious, perverse, pigheaded, self-opinionated, self-willed, stiff-necked, stubborn, unbending, uncompromising, unrelenting, unyielding, willful (or wilful)
- acquiescent, agreeable, amenable, compliant, complying, flexible, pliable, pliant, relenting, yielding
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