Meaning of “thick-skinned” in the English Dictionary

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"thick-skinned" in British English

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thick-skinnedadjective

uk /ˌθɪkˈskɪnd/ us /ˌθɪkˈskɪnd/

Someone who is thick-skinned does not appear to be easily hurt by criticism:

You do need to be thick-skinned to survive as a politician here.
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(Definition of “thick-skinned” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"thick-skinned" in American English

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thick-skinnedadjective

us /ˈθɪkˈskɪnd/

not easily hurt by criticism

(Definition of “thick-skinned” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)