hard-boiled


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Synonyms for hard-boiled

Synonyms for hard-boiled

Synonyms for hard-boiled

tough and callous by virtue of experience

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used of persons

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(eggs) cooked until the yolk is solid

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It is said that a hard-boiled egg tastes best when done right.
All you need is hard-boiled or blown eggs and acrylic paint!
Critique: A superbly crafted mystery from first page to last, this is a cliff-hanger of a read that will please any and all hard-boiled private eye enthusiasts.
"What happened to children painting hard-boiled eggs and rolling them down a hill at this time of the year?
Pete narrates, including third-person sections as if a hard-boiled detective when sleuthing.
Critique: The late Elisabeth Sanxay Holding (1889-1955) was an American novelist and short story writer who primarily wrote detective novels in the hard-boiled school of detective fiction.
The act of singing undermines conventional understandings of maleness in its dominant American form: to burst into song is to contradict the ethos of the strong and silent man, a figure epitomized by such figures as the cowboy, the gangster, or the hard-boiled detective.
Chronological chapters analyze Edgar Allan Poe's Dupin tales, female sleuths and dangerous women, the imperial origins of hard-boiled fiction, and US overseas expansion and Jim Crow in early African American detective writing.
In my opinion, it's the best way to cook hard-boiled eggs.
Whole wheat toast topped with an egg, nut butter on apple slices, or a cup of oatmeal and a hard-boiled egg are quick and easy ways to jump-start your day.
Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe: The Hard-Boiled Detective Transformed.
Sabich is a pita stuffed with fried eggplant, hard-boiled eggs (traditionally haminados, which are the brown eggs from Sephardi-style cholent), hummus, tahini, and vegetable salad, while some versions contain boiled-potatoes as well.
Cut the hard-boiled eggs into halves or quarters, then season with salt and pepper.