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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of a bare living gained by great labor; Yielding little by great labor.

Usage examples (33)
  • The sharecropper's hardscrabble life
  • A hardscrabble farm
  • Adjective : the hardscrabble existence of mountainside farmers
  • Oct. 12: 'Chronicles, Vol. 1': Bob Dylan's memoir (!) -- recalls his hardscrabble early days in the Village. for more
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