hardnose

noun
hard·​nose | \ ˈhärd-ˌnōz How to pronounce hardnose (audio) \

Definition of hardnose

: a hard-nosed person

First Known Use of hardnose

circa 1960, in the meaning defined above

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“Hardnose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hardnose. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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