hard-nosed

adjective \ ˈhärd-ˈnōzd \

Definition of hard-nosed

1 :being tough, stubborn, or uncompromising

First Known Use of hard-nosed

1917


HARD-NOSED Defined for English Language Learners

hard-nosed

adjective

Definition of hard-nosed for English Language Learners

  • : very tough

  • : not influenced by emotions : practical and realistic



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