hard-eyed

adjective \ ˈhärd-ˌīd \

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

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HARD-EYED Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of hard-eyed for English Language Learners

  • : looking at things in a very critical way without emotion



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