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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I'd always suspected Roz was a bit of a ball-breaker in the office but this was the kind of Nutcracker you wouldn't want to hum along to.
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.