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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hard′-ass`*

orhard′ass`,

  1. (n.)a person who follows rules and regulations meticulously and enforces them without exceptions.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

  2. (adj.)Also,hard′-assed`.strict; intransigent.

* Slang: Usu. Vulgar..

Origin of hard-ass:

1900–05

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  1. hard-ass(Noun)

    A tough and combative person.

    Hopefully you don't take such a hard-ass approach as this.

  2. hard-ass(Adjective)

    tough, uncompromising and inflexible

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