hard-nosed definition

  • adjective:
    • Hardheaded.
    • guided by practical experience and observation without by theory
    • hardheaded
    • facing truth squarely; guided by practical experience and observance as opposed to concept; difficult and pragmatic.
    • guided by working experience and observation instead of theory
  • others:
    • In searching, having minimal feeling of smell: stated of puppies.

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