Origin of hard line
Definition for hardline (2 of 2)
Origin of hard-line
Examples from the Web for hardline
Hardline clerics and youths suspect moderates of collaborating with the security forces.
If the first 12 minutes of game footage released this month is any indication, the writing in Hardline is cringe-worthy at best.Gamers Want to Game: Video Games Aren't Blockbuster Movies|Alec Kubas-Meyer|August 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, in East Jerusalem, some hardline Palestinian officials now appear to be actively stoking the fires for political gain.The Gaza War Has Left Jerusalem More Divided Than Ever|Peter Schwartzstein|August 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hardline media have roared their disapproval and prominent conservative politicians have joined in.
For a time Niki Karimi, the actor and director, served as the bête noire of the hardline media.
British Dictionary definitions for hardline
- an uncompromising course or policy
- hardline (as modifier)a hardline policy
Word Origin and History for hardline
Idioms and Phrases with hardline
A firm, uncompromising policy or position. For example, The President was taking a hard line on the budget. [c. 1960]