Definition of "hardhead" [hard•head]

  • A shrewd, tough person. (noun)
  • A stubborn, unmovable person. (noun)
  • Any of several fishes having a bony head, especially the Atlantic croaker. (noun)

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Use "hardhead" in a sentence
  • "~ -- In the smelting of tin ores a quantity of speise, known as "hardhead," is produced."
  • "The fish they would be for are croaker (hardhead), or bluefish."
  • "I wriggled free of the queen, covered in goo and trying not to stumble in the loose piles of animal bones, wet rock, and mounds of hardhead eggs."
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