from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Effective; forceful.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Aggressively vigorous or forceful
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. characterized by or full of force and vigor; forceful.
- adj. aggressive. Opposite of
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. characterized by or full of force and vigor
- adj. aggressively and persistently persuasive
Sorry, no etymologies found.
He can play the daylights out of full-on postbop or explore north-Euro ambience, but he calls his hard-hitting Karma fusion group his "grunge band" – a misnomer for a rare splicing of rich-toned, pipe-like themes, fiercely guttural up-tempo tenor improv, Arabic and Irish music, and tight grooving.
Known as a hard-hitting defensive back during his 12-year career, Proudfoot experienced repeated head trauma, according to the CFL's Alumni Association.
"That's the plan," said Jayshawn, who also plays running back but is best known as a hard-hitting defensive back.
His preaching is conservative and frequently hard-hitting, often focusing on themes of obedience, sin, and deliverance.
Aside from vague rhetoric about “the Party of No” which is not nearly hard-hitting enough (and also getting annoying), they really need to make a straightforward case that Republicans do not care about the well-being of the country.
Increased exposure and professionalism have dovetailed to produce bona fide stars—people young players can identify with—not least among them England's hard-hitting batter Claire Taylor.
Mr. Carter, who died Thursday at age 57 nearly nine months after being diagnosed with brain cancer, was a hard-hitting catcher who helped the New York Mets win the 1986 World Series.
The announcement comes as somewhat of a surprise after The Office creator and UK series star delivered a hard-hitting monologue last year that included zingers aimed at Hugh Hefner, Charlie Sheen, the cast of Sex and the City 2 and Scientologists.
The deciding set was warfare, and though the pair exchanged early breaks, they found themselves engaged in lengthy, hard-hitting rallies and chasing every ball with legs fueled by determination.
Mr. Gingrich made clear he plans to cast himself as the hard-hitting insurgent.