from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Intensely loyal; die-hard: a hard-core secessionist; a hard-core golfer.
- adj. Stubbornly resistant to improvement or change: hard-core poverty.
- adj. Extremely graphic or explicit: hard-core pornography.
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- adj. Alternative form of hardcore.
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- adj. intensely loyal
- adj. extremely explicit
- adj. stubbornly resistant to change or improvement
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Officials in Tripoli have continuously lashed out at suggestions that the regime's forces might be responsible for the suffering in Misrata, instead blaming the rebels, who they describe as "hard-core al Qaeda" fighters.
Yammi, who was forced into exile, is among those identified as hard-core liberals opposing the system as a whole.
Two girls are asking the assistant how to cook drisheen, the Irish black pudding which can only be described as a hard-core delicacy.
Tim was what you could call a hard-core drug taker and I had only known him to vomit after taking drugs if he had taken far too many or eaten mushrooms covered with cow shit.
Nothing was more important to the lawyers in the Reagan administration than appointing hard-core conservative judges and justices.
These nones are not necessarily hard-core secularists, as we shall discuss in Chapter 4.
This hard-core, deeply moralistic less tolerant tenth of the population gives us a glimpse of what a highly religious America might look like without Aunt Susan and my pal Al.
Rebel negotiators say almost all of the town's residents want to surrender but a hard-core few are holding out.
They seemed to in a study of the dreams of 64 hard-core gamers and 22 people who play less frequently—all former or current members of the U.S. or Canadian militaries.
Those hard-core gamers were active participants in their dreams.