hard-hitting

[hahrd-hit-ing]

adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. hard-handed,
  2. hard-hat,
  3. hard-headed,
  4. hard-hearted,
  5. hard-hit,
  6. hard-knock,
  7. hard-laid,
  8. hard-line,
  9. hard-liner,
  10. hard-mouthed

Origin of hard-hitting

First recorded in 1830–40

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British Dictionary definitions for hard-hitting

hard-hitting

adjective

uncompromising; tougha hard-hitting report on urban deprivation
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