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thick–skinned

adjective \-ˌskind\

: having a thick skin

: not easily bothered by criticism or insults : not sensitive

Full Definition of THICK-SKINNED

1
:  having a thick skin :  pachydermatous
2
a :  callous, insensitive
b :  impervious to criticism <became thick–skinned about his own work>

First Known Use of THICK-SKINNED

circa 1545

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