Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Intensely loyal; die-hard.
  • adjective Stubbornly resistant to improvement or change.
  • adjective Extremely graphic or explicit.
  • noun A form of exceptionally harsh punk rock.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having an extreme dedication to a certain activity; diehard.
  • adjective slang Particularly intense; thrillingly dangerous or erratic; desirably violent in appearance; pleasing or "cool" due to intensity or danger.
  • adjective Resistant to change.
  • adjective Obscene or explicit.
  • adjective pornography Of or pertaining to pornography that depicts penetration.
  • adjective music Faster or more intense than the regular style.
  • noun broken bricks, stone and/or other aggregate used as foundations especially in road and path laying.
  • noun music gangster rap, or thicker, heavier and faster punk or electronic music.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective intensely loyal
  • adjective extremely explicit

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Examples

  • If you're new and wondering what it is that makes this game worthy of the label hardcore, then you should know this is in no way a pick-up-and-play product.

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  • Until the end of last generation the term hardcore gamer didn't really exist, and it seems to have been coined by an elitist group who can't really see past the end of their dual analog sticks.

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  • It was a creative time, Mr. Ottolenghi said, and many of what he calls "hardcore Ottolenghi dishes"—like char-grilled broccoli, cheddar-cheese corn bread and marinated aubergine with tahini and oregano—were invented in those early days.

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  • Cigarettes, alcohol and nude bodies everywhere - that's what we call hardcore partying

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  • Cigarettes, alcohol and nude bodies everywhere - that's what we call hardcore partying

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  • He turned into what he describes as a hardcore entrepreneur after being involved in several other small startups.

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  • Cigarettes, alcohol and nude bodies everywhere - that's what we call hardcore partying You've probably never been to a party like this!

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  • He plays bass in 2 "hardcore" bands (in quotes because I call it hardcore ... he calls it something else).

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  • He plays bass in 2 "hardcore" bands (in quotes because I call it hardcore ... he calls it something else).

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  • I grew up in hardcore hunting family and have hunted whitetails in WI from the first legal day that I could until now.

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  • rebel; rocks out; risk taking and awesome to be in the presence of; extremely independent and original.

    January 15, 2009