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  • n. 1. A congratulatory remark relating to an act, object or event.
    Mate, Steve makes a tough cup of tea!
    Pearl Jam's new song is tough.

    Last edited on Nov 07 2002. Submitted by James A. from UK on Nov 07 2002.

  • (Back in the fifties, early sixties.) a good looking girl or something that was really OK, that was the opposite of what it really meant as were so many terms in that era.
    Hey, there goes a tough looking chick.
    That dress looks tuff on her.

    Last edited on May 17 2011. Submitted by Bill S. from South Riding, Centreville, VA, USA on Dec 19 2005.

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Definitions include: a tough person.
Definitions include: egotistical, way too cool.
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Definitions include: acronym for "tough shit".

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