- realistic and uncompromising: a hard-edged documentary.
Origin of hard-edged
First recorded in 1950–55
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Examples from the Web for hard-edged
Black underneath and hard-edged, they were moving up fast from the leeward!Dan Carter and the River Camp
Mildred A. Wirt
The beach was steep there: it would ride it until it was flung down by that fringe of toppling, hard-edged breakers.Dodo's Daughter
E. F. Benson
Soft-looking or delicate clouds foretell fine weather, with moderate or light breezes; hard-edged oily-looking clouds, wind.