tough cookie

Definition of tough cookie

  1. :  a person who is physically and emotionally strong Don't worry about her—she's a tough cookie.

Word by Word Definitions

toughplay
  1. :  strong or firm in texture but flexible and not brittle

    :  not easily chewed

    :  glutinous, sticky

  1. :  in a tough manner (see 1tough)

  1. :  a tough and violent person :  rowdy

  1. :  to bear unflinchingly :  endure

cookie
  1. :  a small flat or slightly raised cake

    :  an attractive woman

    :  person, guy


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