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hard stuff

noun, Slang.
strongly addictive drugs.
liquor with a high alcoholic content; hard liquor.
Origin of hard stuff
1950-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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hard stuff


Whiskey and other strong liquors; spirits; hard liquor: The troubles the hard stuff inflicts on men with no defense against it (1891+)

noun phrase

  1. hard drug (1960s+ Narcotics)
  2. Money, esp loot or other illicit gain (1910+ Underworld)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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