hard-boiled

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hard-boiled (comparative more hard-boiled, superlative most hard-boiled)

  1. (of a boiled egg) Cooked to a solid consistency.
  2. (of a person, especially of a detective) Callous and unsentimental.

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hard-boiled

  1. simple past tense and past participle of hard-boil