Adjective "Hardball" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Hardball


    Definition:

    1. baseball, as distinguished from softball. adjective

    2. tough or ruthless: He wasn't ready for the hardball politics of Washington.

    3. outspoken, challenging, or difficult: Reporters asked the president some hardball questions. Idioms

    4. play hardball, to act or work aggressively, competitively, or ruthlessly, as in business or politics.

    Examples:

    "tactics can be hardball."

    "people/places/organizations can be hardball."

    "politicses can be hardball."

    "presidents can be hardball."

    "people can be hardball."

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