hard-liner

or hard·lin·er

[ hahrd-lahy-ner ]
/ ˈhɑrdˈlaɪ nər /
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noun

a person who adheres rigidly to a dogma, theory, or plan.

Nearby words

  1. hard-hit,
  2. hard-hitting,
  3. hard-knock,
  4. hard-laid,
  5. hard-line,
  6. hard-mouthed,
  7. hard-nose,
  8. hard-nosed,
  9. hard-of-hearing,
  10. hard-on

Origin of hard-liner

First recorded in 1960–65; hard-line + -er1

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