hard-hitting

adjective
hard-hit·​ting | \ ˈhärd-ˈhi-tiŋ How to pronounce hard-hitting (audio) \

Definition of hard-hitting

: strikingly effective in force or result a hard-hitting exposé plain hard-hitting English

First Known Use of hard-hitting

1831, in the meaning defined above

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“Hard-hitting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hard-hitting. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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hard-hitting

adjective
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English Language Learners Definition of hard-hitting

: very effective or forceful

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