hard·​hand·​ed ˈhärd-ˈhan-dəd How to pronounce hardhanded (audio)
: having hands made hard by labor
hardhandedness noun

Examples of hardhanded in a Sentence

the hardhanded rule of a tyrannical regime

Word History

First Known Use

1600, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of hardhanded was in 1600

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“Hardhanded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hardhanded. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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