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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hard-core, hardcoreadjective

    intensely loyal

    "his hard-core supporters"

  2. hard-core, hardcoreadjective

    extremely explicit

    "hard-core pornography"


  1. hardcorenoun

    broken bricks, stone and/or other aggregate used as foundations especially in road and path laying.

  2. hardcorenoun

    Hardcore punk or techno music.

    Let's listen to some hardcore.

  3. hardcoreadjective

    Having an extreme dedication to a certain activity; diehard.

    He's a hardcore gamer.

  4. hardcoreadjective

    Resistant to change.

  5. hardcoreadjective

    Obscene or explicit.

  6. hardcoreadjective

    Of or pertaining to pornography that depicts penetration.

  7. hardcoreadjective

    Faster or more intense than the regular style.


  1. hardcore

    Hardcore generally refers to anything that is extremely intense, serious, or extreme in nature. It can refer to a person who is heavily committed or dedicated to something, such as a hardcore fan or a hardcore gamer. The term is also used to describe a genre of punk rock music known for its aggressive style, as well as certain types of explicit adult content. In the context of physics, hardcore also describes a nucleus in a molecule that is not involved in forming chemical bonds. The usage of the term depends on the context in which it is being referred to.


  1. Hardcore

    Hardcore is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe. Hardcore is an assassin and enforcer whose hands could cut through steel, and who served as an enemy of Cage.

Rap Dictionary

  1. hardcoreadjective

    True to what you claim. "Kids out there be thinkin they PENIS hardcore man" -- Kool Keith (Little Girls)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hardcore in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hardcore in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of hardcore in a Sentence

  1. Jason Blum:

    There's an appetite for more scary movies every year, there's a real market for hardcore fans - not millions but hundreds of thousands - and there's new distribution avenues to get to them.

  2. Andrew YangYang:

    It lets me know that they are hardcore Andrew YangYang enthusiasts, that they know the message, that they brought friends, that they might've seen me speak before in some venue and they're back again, which means that there's something very powerful drawing us together, there is an element of feeling a little bit like a traveling troubadour.

  3. Rafay Baloch:

    I am not a hardcore coder, I believe n learning science as much as it's needed to complete a task that is assigned to me.

  4. Jacob Russell:

    I think that image is one of the more expressive ones that (shows) what really seems to be going on there, i didn't want to take pictures that conveyed the idea that this was all about hardcore fighters going into battle and killing lots of (ISIS) fighters. That just didn't seem to be the case.

  5. Le Hong Hiep:

    Le Duan was a hardcore communist, an old guard of the Leninist political and economic system, after his demise, no single politician could command such a level of control. Instead, the politburo took over and became the most important decision maker, albeit on a consensus basis.

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