Synonyms for hard times
- cold shoulder
- hard time
- kick in the teeth
- nothing doing
- thumbs down
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HARD TIMES
I seen some hard times myself, and this boy's father was a fighter, too.
The papers are having a good deal to say these days about "hard times."
Look at Elinor—would we love her if she'd been fussing about the hard times we had?
There were hard times, even in the wilderness of Kentucky, after the War of 1812.
The hard times affect him no more than a fly would a rhinoceros.
During the hard times of 1785-86 these golden dreams vanished.
The whole of Hard Times is the expression of just such a realisation.
But this tale of Hard Times is in some way harsher than all these.
Prosperity should enable us to put away a reserve for the hard times.
Hard times and unlocked for reverses come, therefore you should play safe.