ball-breaker

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Noun1.ball-breaker - a demanding woman who destroys men's confidenceball-breaker - a demanding woman who destroys men's confidence
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"
2.ball-breaker - a job or situation that is demanding and arduous and punishingball-breaker - a job or situation that is demanding and arduous and punishing; "Vietnam was a ball-breaker"
chore, job, task - a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee; "estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars"; "the job of repairing the engine took several hours"; "the endless task of classifying the samples"; "the farmer's morning chores"
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These are not unlike the ball-breaking hours many shift workers put in, though they can only dream of commanding movie star fees.
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