as hard as nails

Definition of as hard as nails

:very tough :not sentimental or easily influenced
  • He's as hard as nails.

Word by Word Definitions

hard play
  1. : not easily penetrated : not easily yielding to pressure

  2. : not capable of being spread : very firm

  3. : having a harsh or acid taste

  1. : with great or utmost effort or energy : strenuously

  2. : in a violent manner : fiercely

  3. : to the full extent


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