toughie

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noun tough·ie \ˈtə-fē\
variants: or less commonly

toughy

Definition of toughie

plural

toughies

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

Examples of toughie in a sentence

  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


TOUGHIE Defined for English Language Learners

toughie

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noun tough·ie \ˈtə-fē\

Definition of toughie for English Language Learners

  • : a difficult problem or question

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



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