hard cheese

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nounSlang.
  1. an unpleasant, difficult, or adverse situation: It's hard cheese for the unskilled worker these days.

Origin of hard cheese

1
First recorded in 1875–80

Words Nearby hard cheese

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How to use hard cheese in a sentence

  • Certain varieties of hard cheese of foreign origin are now made to some extent in this country.

    The Book of Cheese | Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk

British Dictionary definitions for hard cheese

hard cheese

sentence substitute, noun
  1. British slang bad luck

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