Origin of hard-line
Definition for hard-line (2 of 2)
Origin of hard line
Examples from the Web for hard-line
And what deepens the mystery to me is what his hard-line position gets him.
The militants first escorted the buses to a Sharia court, where their hard-line version of Islamic law reigns supreme.Abducted, Tortured, Indoctrinated: The Tale of a Teen Who Escaped ISIS|Yusuf Sayman|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The final surveys show the “hard-line bloc” winning a comfortable majority of 67 to 72 seats.
They have been warned by hard-line mullahs and the Taliban not to participate in antipolio programs.
And some domestic editorials have alluded to the link between a hard-line foreign policy stance and domestic self-confidence.
British Dictionary definitions for hard-line
- an uncompromising course or policy
- hardline (as modifier)a hardline policy
Derived Formshardliner, noun
Idioms and Phrases with hard-line
A firm, uncompromising policy or position. For example, The President was taking a hard line on the budget. [c. 1960]