- severe or tough ⇒
There is a certain, distinctive, hard-edged urban glamour to his clothing. ⇒
a hard-edged black political film with genuine box-office appeal ⇒
his fiery, hard-edged acoustic jazz style ⇒
a hard-edged drama
Example Sentences Including 'hard-edged'
Gone too is the hard-edged geometry so typical of computer games and virtual worlds.
New Scientist (1999)
He was more hard-edged than Laura and not one for small talk.
Long slopes they climbed, dark, hard-edged against the sky already red with sunset.
THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
Much of this hard-edged stuff could have been lifted bodily from the combined works of Michael Howard and Maurice Saatchi.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
The characters are alive and breathing, the mood is urgent, and there is a hard-edged glamour to the prodigal genius, the bad boy, Marlowe.
Courier, Sunday Mail (2004)
The fabric is quite masculine and hard-edged so it wouldn't look out of place.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
The room was male, male; straight-lined, hard-edged : he saw now what was wrong with it.
On My Way to the Club
The styling of the Mesa, too, is flat-topped and hard-edged , and a big step beyond the Sportage.
The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2005)
They kept to themselves at one end of the clouded room, conversing low in their own hard-edged language.
THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
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