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adj. excellent, first-rate;
used as a positive description of someone or something;
synonyms include cool, hot, tight, bitchin', sweet, awesome, pissa, hip, rad etc.
Yo, that's mad tough, yo!
Your car looks friggin' tough.
Tough, yo, I'm down.
by Your MOM! December 16, 2002
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Mentally strong.
That's guy is really tough.
by Some guyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy December 29, 2008
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Adj
A sub-group of Choate students who's lives are totally reliant on lax, dip, and being dicks.
"Dip lax Dip Dip Man gay fag dude dip fag" said Derek to his tough buddy Mike.
by Derek Bertolini May 24, 2008
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Tough is a word that few people truly understand.

Tough=grit. Tough people are never taken down by challenges. Suffering, for tough people, is endurable. The goal, however, is the objective.
Father: No more hanging around your pal Jimmy. He can't stop getting involved in fights and drugs! He 's no friend to you!

Son: He's my pal, a tough guy......

Father: No! It doesn't take much grit to throw a punch or smoke a joint, but it takes a hell of a lot to work yourself to death for a sociopathic boss and come at 2:00 a.m. every night without complaining! I'm the tough guy, I'm the one with grit!!!!!
by LukeFlieren2568 January 04, 2014
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when a situation is particularly inferior, or is not suitable. used as a one word expression
A) Those two broke up.
B) "Tough."

A) We've got a quiz today
B) Tough
by balbir September 20, 2007
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John Murray ce, Tasmanian man
He's not as tough as old John
by Clyd3 September 17, 2013
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I got in a fight yesterday and got punched in the genitals but it did not hurt because I am tough.
by Toughguy164 October 10, 2010
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