hard-pressed

adjective \ ˈhärd-ˈprest \

Definition of hard-pressed

: hard put; also : being under financial strain

First Known Use of hard-pressed

1707

in the meaning defined above

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hard-pressed Synonyms

Near Antonyms

undaunted, unfazed;

composed, untroubled;

Phrases

at a loss, put to it;


HARD-PRESSED Defined for English Language Learners

hard-pressed

Definition of hard-pressed for English Language Learners

  • : in a bad situation because you do not have enough money, time, etc.



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