Toughish
Toughish \Tough"ish\, a. Tough in a slight degree. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • toughish — adjective Somewhat tough. The gills are never corky or woody and only slightly fleshy, usually arid and toughish …   Wiktionary

  • toughish — /tuf ish/, adj. somewhat tough. [1770 80; TOUGH + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • toughish — tough·ish …   English syllables

  • toughish — ˈtəfish adjective : rather tough …   Useful english dictionary

  • tough — adjective 1》 strong enough to withstand wear and tear.     ↘(of food, especially meat) difficult to cut or chew. 2》 able to endure hardship, adversity, or pain.     ↘involving considerable difficulty or hardship. 3》 strict and uncompromising. 4》… …   English new terms dictionary

  • doughty / dowdy —    Doughty means plucky, brave, toughish : Spearman is a doughty player who never gives up.    Dowdy means a bit shabby, old fashioned : Maude Lynn Dresser loves that dowdy old dress her mother gave her …   Confused words

  • doughty / dowdy —    Doughty means plucky, brave, toughish : Spearman is a doughty player who never gives up.    Dowdy means a bit shabby, old fashioned : Maude Lynn Dresser loves that dowdy old dress her mother gave her …   Confused words

  • tough — adj. & n. adj. 1 hard to break, cut, tear, or chew; durable; strong. 2 (of a person) able to endure hardship; hardy. 3 unyielding, stubborn, difficult (it was a tough job; a tough customer). 4 colloq. a acting sternly; hard (get tough with). b… …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”