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toughie

noun
variants: also toughy

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a violent, brutal person who is often a member of an organized gang
  • after numerous suspensions, the school toughies were finally expelled for gang activities on campus

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The first known use of toughie was in 1921

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“Toughie.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/toughie. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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