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hardman

Syllabification: hard·man
Pronunciation: /ˈhärdman
 
/

Definition of hardman in English:

noun (plural hardmen)

informal
A tough, aggressive, or ruthless man.
Example sentences
  • Maybe then the Socialist is just a hard man.
  • John Baker is considered by many to be the best of the hard men.
  • We had the misfortune to be sitting amongst, what I imagine are the self-proclaimed hard men of Leicester City Football Club.

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