: hard or cold in manner or approach : dispassionate
a hard-eyed view of the candidates

Word History

First Known Use

1792, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hard-eyed was in 1792

Dictionary Entries Near hard-eyed

Cite this Entry

“Hard-eyed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hard-eyed. Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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