hardhanded

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

Definition of hardhanded

  1. 1 :  having hands made hard by labor

  2. 2 :  strict, oppressive

hardhandedness

noun

Examples of hardhanded in a sentence

  1. the hardhanded rule of a tyrannical regime

1600

First Known Use of hardhanded

1600



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