hard–boiled

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hard–boiled /ˈhɑɚdˈbojəld/ adjective
hard–boiled
/ˈhɑɚdˈbojəld/
adjective
Learner's definition of HARD–BOILED
of an egg : boiled until all the inside parts have become solid compare soft-boiled
[more hard–boiled; most hard–boiled] : not feeling or showing emotions such as affection or kindness : emotionally tough
chiefly US : having a tough detective as the main character
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