hardhead

noun hard·head \ ˈhärd-ˌhed \
Updated on: 28 Apr 2018

Definition of hardhead

1 a : a hardheaded person
b : blockhead
2 plural hardheads also hardhead : any of several fishes especially with a spiny or bony head; especially : atlantic croaker

Examples of hardhead in a Sentence

  1. a hardhead who has to learn every life lesson the hard way

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First Known Use of hardhead

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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