toughie Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “toughie” in the English Dictionary

"toughie" in British English

See all translations

toughienoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtʌf.i/ informal

toughie noun [C] (DIFFICULT THING)

a ​difficultquestion or ​problem: That last ​question was a ​real toughie.

toughie noun [C] (PERSON)

old-fashioned informal a ​violentperson a ​strongperson who is not ​easily made ​weaker or ​defeated
(Definition of toughie from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “toughie”
in Chinese (Simplified) 困难的东西, 难题…
in Chinese (Traditional) 困難的東西, 難題…
What is the pronunciation of toughie?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “toughie”

Word of the Day


typical of autumn

Word of the Day