hard-edged definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Inclined to hold a position; severe: “In those magazine pieces the children were splendidly self-willed, hard-edged, perverse, indomitable” (Alice Munro).
Variant of hard-edge
- designating or of any painting or work of art in which there are hard, or clearly defined, edges to the shapes, as of color, on the surface
- intense or sharp; clearly definedalso hard-edged