Found 3 items, similar to Tough.
English → Indonesian
belulang, liat, pekat, pelik, penjahat, tangguh, tegar
English → English
n 1: someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than
being formally trained in the sport of boxing [syn: street fighter
2: an aggressive and violent young criminal [syn: hood
3: a cruel and brutal fellow [syn: bully
adj 1: not given to gentleness or sentimentality; “a tough
2: very difficult; severely testing stamina or resolution; “a
rugged competitive examination”
; “the rugged conditions of
; “the competition was tough”
; “it's a tough
; “it was a tough job”
3: physically toughened; “the tough bottoms of his feet”
] [ant: tender
4: substantially made or constructed; “sturdy steel shelves”
; “a tough all-weather fabric”
plastics are as tough as metal”
5: violent and lawless; “the more ruffianly element”
6: feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally
used colloquially for `bad'); “my throat feels bad”
felt bad all over”
; “he was feeling tough after a restless
7: tough to cut or chew [ant: tender
8: unfortunate or hard to bear; “had hard luck”
; “a tough
English → English
, a. [Compar. Tougher
; superl. Toughest
tough, AS. t[=o]h, akin to D. taai, LG. taa, tage, tau, OHG.
z[=a]hi, G. z[aum]he, and also to AS. getenge near to, close
to, oppressive, OS. bitengi.]
1. Having the quality of flexibility without brittleness;
yielding to force without breaking; capable of resisting
great strain; as, the ligaments of animals are remarkably
tough. “Tough roots and stubs. ”
2. Not easily broken; able to endure hardship; firm; strong;
-- of objects and people; as, tough sinews. --Cowper.
A body made of brass, the crone demands, . . .
Tough to the last, and with no toil to tire.
The basis of his character was caution combined with
tough tenacity of purpose. --J. A.
3. Not easily separated; viscous; clammy; tenacious; as,
4. Stiff; rigid; not flexible; stubborn; as, a tough bow.
So tough a frame she could not bend. --Dryden.
5. Severe; violent; as, a tough storm. [Colloq.] “ A tough
6. Difficult to do, perform, or accomplish; as, a tough job.
7. Prone to aggressive or violent behavior; rowdyish; -- of
people, or groups; as, a tough neighborhood; a tough
To make it tough
, to make it a matter of difficulty; to
make it a hard matter. [Obs.] --Chaucer.