A severe and pugnacious person; tough guy: Our asi idea of a hero is really a ”hard-boiled egg”
[1880s+; because ”it can’t be beat”]
[hahrd-boot] /ˈhɑrdˌbut/ noun 1. a horse-racing enthusiast. noun A devotee of horses and of horse racing: Granted hardboots can be sentimental about a horse on the lead (1940s+)
noun 1. an aggressive, driving, hot style of modern jazz developed by East Coast musicians in the late 1950s as a rejection of the more relaxed, cool style of West Coast jazz. Compare 1 , , , . noun 1. a form of jazz originating in the late 1950s that is rhythmically less complex than […]
[hahrd-bound] /ˈhɑrdˈbaʊnd/ adjective 1. (of a book) with a stiff cover, usually of cloth or leather; casebound.
- Hard breathing
noun phrase Passionate lovemaking (1970s+)