English → English - tough

Pronunciation
n. ruffian, rowdy
adj. strong, durable, robust, unyielding; difficult

English → Spanish - tough

Pronunciation
s. duro, matón, bravucón
adj. difícil, agobiante, arduo, competido, duro, peleado; tosco, bragado, cascarrón, de pelo en pecho, hosco; resistente, tieso

English → French - tough

Pronunciation
n. solidité, résistance, ténacité; coriacité
adj. robuste, solide, tenace, corciace; acharné; résistant; rude, difficile

English → German - tough

Pronunciation
n. Rowdy; Brutalo
adj. stark, hart

English → Indonesian - tough

Pronunciation
n. penjahat
a. keras, empuk: tdk empuk, liat, alot, liut, kuat, kental, pekat, tabah, berani, kasar, kejam, bengis, sukar, sulit, berat, buruk, baik sekali
adv. keras: dgn keras

English → Italian - tough

Pronunciation
s. (fam) teppista; gangster, bandito
agg. resistente, forte, tenace; duro, tiglioso, stopposo; robusto; rigido, severo, deciso; arduo, difficile, aspro; doloroso, spiacevole, difficile da sopportare; (fam) turbolento, violento, facinoroso

English → Polish - tough

Pronunciation
n. gangster, bandyta, chuligan {am.}
a. twardy, łykowaty, mocny, wytrzymały, nieustępliwy, trudny, brutalny, chuligański {am.}

English → Portuguese - tough

Pronunciation
s. violento, agressivo
adj. duro, rígido

English → Romanian - tough

Pronunciation
n. huligan
a. solid, dificil, greu, anevoios, puternic, încăpăţânat, rezistent, tare, viguros, robust, asiduu, aspru, dur la pipăit, durabil, trainic, tenace, trist, huligan: de huligan, apaş: de apaş, penibil {fam.}

English → Russian - tough

Pronunciation
с. хулиган, бандит
прил. жесткий, плотный; прочный, твердый; стойкий, упорный, жизнестойкий; тяжелый, полный лишений; неисправимый; грубый; бандитский, крутой

English → Turkish - tough

Pronunciation
i. kabadayı, sert kimse
s. sert, sağlam, zorlu, çetin, dayanıklı, baş belâsı

English → Ukrainian - tough

Pronunciation
n. головоріз
a. твердий, міцний, в'язкий

English → Dutch - tough

Pronunciation
zn. taaiheid; wild, ongevoeligheid
bn. sterk, hard

English → Greek - tough

Pronunciation
επίθ. σκληρός, ανθεκτικός, ζόρικος, σκληραγωγημένος, τραχύς, συνεκτικός, άτακτος, αδιόρθωτος

English → Arabic - tough

Pronunciation
‏شخص شكس‏
‏متشدد، متين، شكس، صلب، خشن، صارم، قوي، صلب العود، قاس صلب، عنيف، عسير المضغ، حازم، لزج، عسير جدا، حامي، قاسي، قاس‏

English → Chinese - tough

Pronunciation
(名) 粗暴的人; 暴徒, 恶棍
(形) 强硬的, 坚强的, 艰苦的

English → Chinese - tough

Pronunciation
(名) 粗暴的人; 暴徒, 惡棍
(形) 強硬的, 堅強的, 艱苦的

English → Hindi - tough

Pronunciation
a. कड़ा, रूखा, अमृदु, सख़्त, कठोर

English → Japanese - tough

Pronunciation
(形) 強い; 堅い; 頑固な; 頑丈な
(名) よた者

English → Korean - tough

Pronunciation
명. 거친
형. 튼튼한, 강인한, 거친

English → Vietnamese - tough

Pronunciation
n. du côn, đồ vô lại
a. cứng, bền, dai, mạnh mẽ, cương trực, khó khăn, khó nhọc

Definition of tough

Pronunciation
Adjective
1. Strong and resilient; sturdy.
The tent, made of tough canvas, held up to many abuses.
2. Difficult to cut or chew.
To soften a tough cut of meat, the recipe suggested simmering it for hours.
3. Rugged or physically hardy.
Only a tough species will survive in the desert.
4. Stubborn.
He had a reputation as a tough negotiator.
5. Harsh or severe.
6. Rowdy or rough.
A bunch of the tough boys from the wrong side of the tracks threatened him.
7. Difficult or demanding.
This is a tough crowd.
8. Undergoing plastic deformation before breaking.
Interjection
9. Used to indicate lack of sympathy
If you don't like it, tough!
Noun
10. A person who obtains things by force; a thug or bully.
They were doing fine until they encountered a bunch of toughs from the opposition.
Verb
11. To endure.
12. To toughen.
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Verb Forms

Present participle: toughing
Present: tough (3.person: toughs)
Past: toughed
Future: will tough
Present conditional: would tough
Present Perfect: have toughed (3.person: has toughed)
Past Perfect: had toughed
Future Perfect: will have toughed
Past conditional: would have toughed
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