hard-eyed

adjective
\ ˈhärd-ˌīd How to pronounce hard-eyed (audio) \

Definition of hard-eyed

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

First Known Use of hard-eyed

1792, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hard-eyed was in 1792

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“Hard-eyed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hard-eyed. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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