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English definition of “(as) tough as old boots”

(as) tough as old boots

very strong , and not easily made weaker : He might be in his eighties but he's tough as old boots , that man.Physically strong and powerful (US also (as) tough as shoe leather) informal describes food that is very difficult to cut or eat Not pleasant to eat or drink
(Definition of (as) tough as old boots from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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