ball-buster


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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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The 46-year-old exploded onto the screens, and immediately started chewing up the scenery and spitting it out along with the young cast members out as the audacious ball-buster.
I would never ask him to do anything, I am not a ball-buster type looking for favours.
He also has a nemesis in cheerleading coach Sue, a ball-buster who doesn't want a single cent or word of praise taken away from her "Cheerios" and will do anything to stand in his way.
Ex-marine Lane recalls in a new book* published in America: "My final thought at that moment was 'This one's going to be a ball-buster'."
While the off-screen Martha, with her shrewd business manipulations, carries on the Riefenstahl-Susann tradition of Woman as Corporate Ball-Buster, on-screen Martha is an unflappable, soft-edged, obsessive reproach to the working mom, the career woman, and the less-than-driven housewife alike.
("I love the smell of cigarettes and apathy," she croons.) Aaron is a nebbishy square, who can't stop idealizing the last ball-buster who also broke his heart.