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1. tough

adjective. ['ˈtʌf'] not given to gentleness or sentimentality.

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  • toh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Tough

  • mcduff
  • macduff
  • rebuff
  • mcgough
  • mcgeough
  • lebouef
  • leboeuf
  • stuff
  • snuff
  • slough
  • scuff
  • pluff
  • gruff
  • fluff
  • enough
  • cluff
  • bruff
  • bluff
  • acuff
  • tuff
  • shuff
  • schuff
  • ruff
  • ruf
  • rough
  • puff
  • muff
  • luff
  • huff
  • hough

How do you pronounce tough?

Pronounce tough as təf.

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2. tough

adjective. ['ˈtʌf'] very difficult; severely testing stamina or resolution.

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  • toh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. tough

adjective. ['ˈtʌf'] physically toughened.

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  • toh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. tough

adjective. ['ˈtʌf'] substantially made or constructed.

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  • toh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. tough

adjective. ['ˈtʌf'] violent and lawless.

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  • toh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. tough

adjective. ['ˈtʌf'] feeling physical discomfort or pain (tough' is occasionally used colloquially forbad').

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  • toh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. tough

adjective. ['ˈtʌf'] unfortunate or hard to bear.

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  • toh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. tough

adjective. ['ˈtʌf'] making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe.

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  • toh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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