a tough, ruthless, or violent man

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Examples from the Web for hardman

Historical Examples of hardman

  • "That's good," Mr. Hardman responded, and he seemed well satisfied.

  • Then, Frank, maybe you can have a chance to find your friend, Mr. Hardman.

  • "You'll find him in the small reception room, Dr. Hardman," the woman had said.

  • He had no time to speculate further, for Dr. Hardman entered at that moment.

  • "I don't suppose you've had much experience in a place like this," Dr. Hardman went on.