thick–skinned

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adjective \-ˌskind\

Definition of thick–skinned

  1. 1 :  having a thick skin :  pachydermatous

  2. 2a :  callous, insensitiveb :  impervious to criticism <became thick–skinned about his own work>

Circa 1545

First Known Use of thick–skinned

circa 1545


THICK–SKINNED Defined for English Language Learners

thick–skinned

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adjective \-ˌskind\

Definition of thick–skinned for English Language Learners

  • : having a thick skin

  • : not easily bothered by criticism or insults : not sensitive


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