Share this entry
hard-earned Syllabification: hard-earned
Pronunciation: /ˈˌhärd ˈərnd/

Definition of hard-earned in English:


Having taken a great deal of effort to earn or acquire: my few hard-earned dollars mean a lot to my family
More example sentences
  • That's why we consider these amendments a poor investment of effort and the sportsmen's hard-earned dollars.
  • We need our hard-earned money to pay all the rest of our bills.
  • Living on a budget, as most people have to, there's a constant trade off when planning what to spend hard-earned money on.
Definition of hard-earned in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources