Adjective "hardcore" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


The most active, committed, or doctrinaire members of a group or movement.
  1. as modifier 'a hard-core following'
  2. 'For the hardcore comics reader, the material is a great source of inspiration and technical know-how.'
  3. 'The Commission has reduced the fines imposed in the past where participants in cartels have played a reduced role in relation to the hard-core members.'
  4. 'All but one of the offenders they have arrested in the last four years was a hard-core Trekkie.'
  5. 'A soul infused night is on offer tonight at Kendal's Tintos with a hard-core clubber turned international DJ pro.'
  6. 'Ryan's good enough to charm/convert even the hard-core cases amongst you who burst out in hives at the mere mention of musical theatre.'
  7. 'The Roman Catholics surprised everyone by electing a hard-core rightwinger as Pope.'
  8. 'So it's likely that Hutchinson, a hard-core lake angler, had made similar decisions before.'
  9. 'But again, you have a hard-core cell that are not going to be persuaded to change sides, but I think some will.'
  10. 'You may be full of turkey, but that's no excuse not to shop this weekend, the official start of the hard-core holiday buying season.'
  11. 'Second, I'm not a hard-core ideologue, as many self-described libertarians are.'
Popular music that is experimental in nature and typically characterized by high volume and aggressive presentation.
  1. 'And he's just got a nasty, hardcore, aggressive blues sound in his lead guitar playing.'
  2. 'Whether you are a fan of hardcore, punk rock or just plain good music, check this album out.'
  3. 'From dense post-modern electronica to hardcore techno, Planet Mu constantly surprises.'
  4. 'The idea of disco infused hardcore doesn't exactly reek of intrepid musical exploration.'
  5. 'What do you get when you mix techno, classic hardcore punk and gay politics?'
  6. 'With As Real As It Gets, Sworn Enemy get their chance to endear hardcore to the masses.'
  7. 'It's dance music coming out of a background of hardcore punk where brevity is part of our thing.'
  8. 'From hardcore to house to UK garage, Grant Nelson has had a hand in it all.'
  9. 'However enjoyably hardcore The Getalongs were, the audience just didn't seem to be into it.'
  10. 'It was just a brilliant time to be touring, releasing records and playing hardcore punk music.'
  11. 'Those who seek hard-core porn can no doubt still find what they want on the black market in unclassified videos.'
  12. 'Among its highlights is the plan to deny state school children the right to a faith-based education but to allow them access to hard-core pornography.'
  13. 'The move would allow licensed shops to stock hardcore material currently prohibited.'
  14. 'Critics say the romanticism of homosexuality may lead to gender confusion for youngsters and the hard-core sex editions are offensive.'
  15. 'This is not hardcore pornography and the material can be bought in many stores.'
  16. 'There are no children in my life - so why shouldn't I have hard-core porn if I want to?'
  17. 'He subscribes to porn sites and I've also found hard-core magazines hidden in the bedroom.'
  18. 'Currently, both of Swindon's sex shops are not licensed to stock hardcore material.'
  19. 'Under the licence he is entitled to sell hard-core pornography in addition to sex aids and lingerie.'
  20. 'Computers fed my addiction to hard work, creative planning and hard-core pornography.'
Broken bricks, rubble, or similar solid material used as a filling or foundation in building.

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    1. unswervingly committed; uncompromising; dedicated: a hard-core segregationist.

    2. relating to or containing sexually arousing depictions that are very graphic or explicit: hard-core pornography. Compare soft-core.

    3. being so without apparent change or remedy; chronic: hard-core inflation; hard-core unemployment.

    4. very intense or extreme: hard-core workouts at the gym.

    5. Usually, hardcore. noting or relating to the music genre hardcore, or the subculture, clothi

    More examples(as adjective)

    "raps can be hardcore."

    "pornographies can be hardcore."

    "remnants can be hardcore."

    "groups can be hardcore."

    "gangstas can be hardcore."

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