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hard-boiled

adjective  /ˈhɑrdˈbɔɪld/ us  

hard-boiled adjective (EGG)

(of an egg) boiled in its shell until both the white and yellow parts are solid

hard-boiled adjective (PERSON)

appearing not to have emotions or weaknesses: a hard-boiled detective
Translations of “hard-boiled”
in Chinese (Traditional) 蛋, (蛋)煮得老的…
in Russian сваренный вкрутую…
in Turkish çok pişmiş/katı yumurta…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蛋, (蛋)煮得老的…
in Polish na twardo…
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