Translation of "hard-bitten" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective uk us /ˌhɑːdˈbɪt.ən/ US  /ˌhɑːrdˈbɪt̬-/

If someone is hard-bitten, their character has been made stronger as a result of difficult experiences in the past, and they control and do not show their emotions

This particular murder case was so horrific that it shocked even the most hard-bitten of New York police officers. 这起特别的谋杀案是如此可怕,就连纽约最老练的警官都为之震惊。

(Translation of “hard-bitten” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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