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English definition of “hard case”

hard case

noun [C usually singular]     (also hard nut) mainly UK informal
someone who is difficult to deal with and possibly angry and violent Unpleasant people in generalUnpleasant men
(Definition of hard case noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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