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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My feelings about black men dating white women are forever colored by the existence of a racial and sexual caste system that views black women as ball-breakers who are less-than-feminine, while white women are seen accommodating and physically desirable.
Those ball-breakers are back and even if it's all dribbling nonsense - hermaphrodite babies, big league murders and secret adoptions - it's TV's most addictive frippery.
Offered various options by way of cardboard speech bubbles, TV personalities like Ant & Dec, the casts of Eastenders and TOWIE, Alan Carr and her former Geordie Shore mates were put on the spot by Vicky as she aimed to find out if they were bunny-boilers, heartbreakers, two timers, ball-breakers and the like, with interesting results.
IT promises to be the TV stand-off of the year as two of showbiz's most ferocious ball-breakers unleash chat-shows on the nation this week.