hard-bitten

adjective
hard-bit·ten | \ˈhärd-ˈbi-tᵊn \

Definition of hard-bitten 

1 : inclined to bite hard

2 : seasoned or steeled by difficult experience : tough

Synonyms & Antonyms for hard-bitten

Synonyms

cast-iron, hard, hardened, hardy, inured, rugged, stout, strong, sturdy, tough, toughened, vigorous

Antonyms

delicate, soft, tender, weak

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1686, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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hard-bitten

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of hard-bitten

: tough and experienced

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