ball-breaker


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a demanding woman who destroys men's confidence

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a job or situation that is demanding and arduous and punishing

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No matter what your political affiliation, there's no denying Hillary Clinton is one hell of a ball-breaker.
But far from being respected for it, she is played as the proverbial ball-breaker.
We've all met them, the men who can't handle grown-up women and label anyone who fails to appreciate their charms a "man hater, ball-breaker or lezzy".
The woman he married is a complicated, driven, difficult ball-breaker and such a fantasist she can - as her ex-husband Alfie Karmal explained - barely distinguish fact from fiction.
After all, they have been reared in an age when women can spread their wings professionally, personally and financially, without fear of being called a ball-breaker, man-eater or spendthrift.
SHE'S the great TV bitch of all time, a ball-breaker whose lipstick pout was as deadly as her two mile-wide shoulder pads.
Hermione Norris still fails to convince as secret service ball-breaker.