hardhanded

adjective hard·hand·ed \ ˈhärd-ˈhan-dəd \

Definition of hardhanded

1 : having hands made hard by labor

hardhandedness

noun

Examples of hardhanded in a Sentence

  1. the hardhanded rule of a tyrannical regime

First Known Use of hardhanded

1600

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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