tough




tough - noun

  • someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing
  • an aggressive and violent young criminal
  • a cruel and brutal fellow

  • tough - adjective

    • not given to gentleness or sentimentality
    • physically toughened
    • resistant to cutting or chewing
    • very difficult; severely testing stamina or resolution
    • substantially made or constructed
    • violent and lawless
    • feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad')
    • unfortunate or hard to bear
    • making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe

    tough - thesaurus

    bad   baffling   bully   elusive   goon   hard   hood   hoodlum   hooligan   knotty   problematic   problematical   punk   roughneck   rowdy   ruffian   ruffianly   rugged   sturdy   thug   toughened   toughie   yob   yobbo   yobo  


    View spelling list ough words Set 1 and learn about the word tough in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 17. ough and augh words.


    View spelling list Short /u/ spelled ou and learn about the word tough in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 6. Short vowels e.g. e or ea? o or u? .

    Scrabble score for tough

    t is 1 o is 1 u is 1 g is 2 h is 4
    Scrabble score = 9

    generated at 14:47:34 on 23-09-22

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