rock-hard

adjective

: very hard

Examples of rock-hard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After taking most of January off from their reign as TV's horniest, foot-rubbing-est morning couple, Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos just roared back in full force over Oscar-winning actor Sam Rockwell's rock-hard butt. Joey Nolfi, EW.com, 2 Feb. 2024 Most people will have full, rock-hard, and painful breasts when their milk comes in, usually starting three or four days after the birth. Kimberly A. Daly, Parents, 21 Aug. 2023 Trader Joe’s cookie enthusiasts who bite into something rock-hard this week may be confronted with a crunch that can do more damage than a stale hunk of dough. Emma Glassman-Hughes, BostonGlobe.com, 25 July 2023 The guys there played with a rock-hard black ball called the Ace and wouldn’t let a young Valentin play without gloves. Allie Conti, BostonGlobe.com, 15 July 2023 Soil becomes rock-hard and all the critically important soil microbiome dies. Nan Sterman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 1 July 2023 From dental calculus, the rock-hard plaque that accumulates on teeth, researchers have successfully recovered and reconstructed the genetic material of bacteria living in the mouth of the Red Lady and dozens of other ancient individuals. Byandrew Curry, science.org, 4 May 2023 The Bluetooth-compatible Sounds may look rock-hard to the touch, but it’s actually constructed from polycarbonate composite resin. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 11 Apr. 2023 The rock-hard Hathaway, Montgomery’s fourth-line right winger, was the center of attention even prior to puck drop. Kevin Paul Dupont, BostonGlobe.com, 25 Mar. 2023 See More

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“Rock-hard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rock-hard. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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