hard-hitting

[ hahrd-hit-ing ]
/ ˈhɑrdˈhɪt ɪŋ /

adjective

striking or capable of striking with force.
strikingly or effectively forceful: a hard-hitting exposé.

Origin of hard-hitting

First recorded in 1830–40
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hard-hitting


adjective

uncompromising; tougha hard-hitting report on urban deprivation
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