hard sell

noun

Definition of hard sell

  1. :  aggressive high-pressure salesmanship — compare soft sell

Examples of hard sell in a Sentence

  1. Such an expensive project will be a hard sell during these slow economic times.

1945

First Known Use of hard sell

1945


HARD SELL Defined for English Language Learners

hard sell

noun

Definition of hard sell for English Language Learners

  • : an aggressive way of selling something

  • : something that is difficult to sell : something that others are not willing or likely to accept

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