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hard-ass

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[hahrd-as] /ˈhɑrdˌæs/
noun, Slang: Vulgar.
1.
a person who follows rules and regulations meticulously and enforces them without exceptions.
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hard-ass

adjective

: Some are hard-ass disciplinarians/ even your most hardassed rightwingers had some showboat in them

noun

A severe and often pugnacious person;: I've gotten the reputation as being a hard-ass (1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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