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toughie

noun tough·ie \ˈtə-fē\

Simple Definition of toughie

  • : a difficult problem or question

  • : a tough person : a strong person who is not afraid

Full Definition of toughie

plural tough·ies

  1. :  one that is tough: asa :  a loud rough rowdy personb :  a difficult problem or question

Examples of toughie

  1. The last question on the test was a toughie.

  2. He thinks he's a real toughie.



1921

First Known Use of toughie

1921

Variants of toughie

also toughy play \ˈtə-fē\

Rhymes with toughie


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