hard–ass

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noun \ˈhärd-ˌas\

Definition of hard–ass

often vulgar

  1. :  a tough, demanding, or uncompromising person

hard–assed

play \-ˌast\ adjective often vulgar

1961

First Known Use of hard–ass

1961


HARD–ASS Defined for English Language Learners

hard–ass

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noun \ˈhärd-ˌas\

Definition of hard–ass for English Language Learners

  • : a very tough person who treats other people harshly


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