hard cheese


chiefly British
: tough luck
often used interjectionally

Word History

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hard cheese was in 1854

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“Hard cheese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hard%20cheese. Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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