candy, often fruit flavored, made by boiling together sugar and corn syrup.
[hahrd-keys] /ˈhɑrdˌkeɪs/ adjective 1. rough and hard-bitten: hard-case juvenile delinquents. noun 1. a rough, hard-bitten person. noun phrase A rough and dangerous person; tough guy: Most of the hardcases knew their rights better than the cops (1836+)
noun 1. actual money as distinguished from checks or credit. noun 1. money or payment in the form of coins or notes rather than cheques or credit see: cold cash
- Hard chancre
hard chancre n. See chancre.
noun, Slang. 1. an unpleasant, difficult, or adverse situation: It’s hard cheese for the unskilled worker these days. sentence substitute, noun 1. (Brit, slang) bad luck noun phrase