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adj. also hard-core (härd′kôr′)
1. Intensely loyal; die-hard: a hardcore secessionist; a hardcore golfer.
2. Stubbornly resistant to improvement or change: hardcore poverty.
3. Extremely graphic or explicit: hardcore pornography.
A form of exceptionally harsh punk rock.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. the permanent, dedicated, and faithful nucleus of a group or movement, as of a political party.
2. the part of a group that is resistant to change.
3. a form of punk rock played in an intense, harsh, fast style with more emphasis on rhythm than on melody.
1. unswervingly committed; uncompromising: a hard-core conservative.
2. pruriently explicit; graphically depicted: hard-core pornography.
3. being so without apparent change or remedy; chronic: hard-core unemployment.
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|Adj.||1.||hard-core - stubbornly resistant to change or improvement; "hard-core addicts"|
inflexible - incapable of change; "a man of inflexible purpose"
|2.||hard-core - intensely loyal; "his hard-core supporters"|
loyal - steadfast in allegiance or duty; "loyal subjects"; "loyal friends stood by him"
|3.||hard-core - extremely explicit; "hard-core pornography"|
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1. dyed-in-the-wool, extreme, dedicated, rigid, staunch, die-hard, steadfast, obstinate, intransigent a hard-core group of right-wing senators
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
hard-core[ˈhɑːdkɔːʳ] ADJ [pornography] → duro; [supporter, militant, activist] → acérrimo; [conservative, communist] → acérrimo, empedernido
see also hard
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
a. (pornography) → hard-core inv
b. (supporters) → irriducibile
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