Also, rarely ever, scarcely ever. Very seldom, almost never, as in This kind of thief is hardly ever caught, or He rarely ever brings up his wartime experiences. The ever in these expressions, first recorded in 1694, serves as an intensifier.
/ˈhɑːdˌmæn/ noun 1. a tough, ruthless, or violent man
noun, Inland North. 1. the sugar maple, Acer saccharum.
noun 1. Jewelry. a hard glass used for imitating gemstones. 2.
- Hard money
noun 1. (politics) (in the US) money given directly to a candidate in an election to assist his or her campaign Compare soft money