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hardman (plural hardmen)
- (slang) A man who is particularly tough or muscular
- He's just a wannabe hardman.
- (Australia, rugby) A rugby player
2009, January 25, “Peter Badel”, in Crocker: I'll quit if I can't go:
- FORMER Melbourne Storm hardman Michael Crocker will consider retirement if he is denied a work permit by the British government.