Definitions For Tough

noun

  • A cruel and brutal fellow
  • An aggressive and violent young criminal
  • Someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing
  • A tough and violent person

adjective

  • Feeling physical discomfort or pain (tough' is occasionally used colloquially for bad')
  • Substantially made or constructed
  • Making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe
  • Very difficult; severely testing stamina or resolution
  • Unfortunate or hard to bear
  • Violent and lawless

adjective

  • Resistant to cutting or chewing
  • Physically toughened
  • Not given to gentleness or sentimentality

verb

  • In a way that shows that you are strong or tough

Is Tough a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
10

The word Tough is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Tough in a Sentence

  • She had a tough time in college.
  • Are you tough enough for the job?
  • He's been hanging around with a bunch of tough guys.
  • He talks tough but he's not really dangerous.
  • Didn't want her son hanging out with the neighborhood toughs

Synonyms for Tough

Antonyms for Tough

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