- (slang) Particularly intense; thrillingly dangerous or erratic; desirably violent in appearance; pleasing or "cool" due to intensity or danger.
"That show was hardcore, dude."
- (music) Faster or more intense than the regular style.
- Having an extreme dedication to a certain activity; diehard.
"He's a hardcore gamer."
- Obscene or explicit.
- Resistant to change.
- A form of punk rock.
- broken bricks, stone and/or other aggregate used as foundations especially in road and path laying.