HyperDic: hard-boiled

English > 3 senses of the word hard-boiled:
ADJECTIVEallhard-boiled, hard-bitten, pugnacioustough and callous by virtue of experience
allhard-boiled, case-hardened, hardenedused of persons
allhard-boiled(eggs) cooked until the yolk is solid
English > hard-boiled: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningtough and callous by virtue of experience.
Synonymshard-bitten, pugnacious
Broadertoughnot given to gentleness or sentimentality
Spanishpugnaz, tenaz
English > hard-boiled: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningUsed of persons; emotionally hardened.
Synonymscase-hardened, hardened
Broaderharddispassionate
Spanishcalloso, endurecido
English > hard-boiled: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(eggs) cooked until the yolk is solid.
BroadercookedHaving been prepared for eating by the application of heat
Spanishduro

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