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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (eggs) cooked until the yolk is solid; Used of persons; Tough and callous by virtue of experience.

Usage examples (34)
  • Sue Grafton and Sara Paretsky were doing hard-boiled women.
  • I hate hard-boiled eggs and hard fried eggs and all of that.
  • Drop these into the soup, also the chopped, hard-boiled eggs.
  • Dudley's hard-boiled egg face never changed with one word of it. for more
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