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hard-hat

[hahrd-hat] /ˈhɑrdˌhæt/
noun, Informal.
1.
a construction worker, especially a member of a construction workers' union.
2.
a working-class conservative.
adjective
3.
pertaining to or characteristic of hard-hats:
enlisting hard-hat support for his policies.
Also, hardhat.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
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