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Meaning of word tough from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

tough   noun

Meaning : Someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing.

Synonyms : street fighter

Meaning : An aggressive and violent young criminal.

Synonyms : goon, hood, hoodlum, punk, strong-armer, thug, toughie

Meaning : A cruel and brutal fellow.

Synonyms : bully, hooligan, roughneck, rowdy, ruffian, yob, yobbo, yobo

Translation in other languages :

वह जो धौंस जमाता हो।

रमेश धौंसिया है, केवल धौंस जमाना जानता है।

ଯିଏ ଅନ୍ୟକୁ ଡରାଏ

ରମେଶ ଭୀତିଜନକ, କେବଳ ଅନ୍ୟକୁ ଡରେଇବା ଜାଣିଛି
ଭୀତିଜନକ, ଭୟଦ, ଭୟପ୍ରଦ, ଭୟାନକ

সেই ব্যক্তি যে তর্জন-গর্জন করে নিজের কর্তৃত্ব জাহির করে

"রমেশ উত্পীড়ক, কেবল কর্তৃত্ব জাহির করতে জানে"
উত্পীড়ক, দুর্বলের নির্মম

tough   adjective

Meaning : Not given to gentleness or sentimentality.

Example : A tough character.

Given to sympathy or gentleness or sentimentality.

A tender heart.
A tender smile.
Tender loving care.
Tender memories.
A tender mother.

Meaning : Very difficult. Severely testing stamina or resolution.

Example : A rugged competitive examination.
The rugged conditions of frontier life.
The competition was tough.
It's a tough life.
It was a tough job.

Synonyms : rugged

Meaning : Physically toughened.

Example : The tough bottoms of his feet.

Synonyms : toughened

Physically untoughened.

Tender feet.
tender, untoughened

Meaning : Substantially made or constructed.

Example : Sturdy steel shelves.
Sturdy canvas.
A tough all-weather fabric.
Some plastics are as tough as metal.

Synonyms : sturdy

Meaning : Violent and lawless.

Example : The more ruffianly element.
Tough street gangs.

Synonyms : ruffianly

Meaning : Feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad').

Example : My throat feels bad.
She felt bad all over.
He was feeling tough after a restless night.

Synonyms : bad

Meaning : Resistant to cutting or chewing.

Easy to cut or chew.

Tender beef.

Meaning : Unfortunate or hard to bear.

Example : Had hard luck.
A tough break.

Synonyms : hard

Meaning : Making great mental demands. Hard to comprehend or solve or believe.

Example : A baffling problem.
I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast.
A problematic situation at home.

Synonyms : baffling, elusive, knotty, problematic, problematical


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