[hahrd-fee-cherd] /ˈhɑrdˈfi tʃərd/
having stern, harsh, or unattractive features.
- Hard feelings
noun resentment; anger Examples There were hard feelings after the layoffs. Usage Note informal see: no hard feelings
- Hard fern
noun 1. a common tufted erect fern of the polypody family, Blechnum spicant, having dark-green lanceolate leaves: it prefers acid soils, and in the US is sometimes grown as deer feed US name deer fern
[hahrd-fis-tid] /ˈhɑrdˈfɪs tɪd/ adjective 1. stingy; miserly; closefisted. 2. tough-minded; ruthless: hard-fisted revolutionists. 3. having hard or strong hands, as a laborer.
- Hard g
noun the consonant ‘g’ as it is pronounced in ‘get,’ or ‘give’ Examples A hard g is pronounced as a voiced plosive, while a soft g is pronounced as a fricative or affricate.