tough·ie noun \ˈtə-fē\
: a difficult problem or question
: a tough person : a strong person who is not afraid
: one that is tough: as
a : a loud rough rowdy person
b : a difficult problem or question
Examples of TOUGHIE
- The last question on the test was a toughie.
- He thinks he's a real toughie.
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Related to TOUGHIE
- bully, gangbanger, gangsta, gangster, goon, gorilla, hood, hooligan, mobster, mug, plug-ugly, punk, roughneck, rowdy, ruffian, thug, tough, hoodlum (also toughy), yob [British], yobbo [British]
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