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Verb/Noun: Used to describe a person who is usually quiet and quite tough. Usually a person who has been through some hard times and keeps to themselves. A very inside type of person but nonetheless very strong emotionally and mentally.
Person 1: Hey, what's wrong with George?

Person 2: He's been through a lot these last few weeks.

Person 1: Ah, the strong silent type.
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Adj: used to describe someone who's taken a lot of mentally and physically but never shows it.
Noun: a very specific breed of masculinity, which illustrates a man's power through a deliberate, steely silence
"What's up with him, he doesn't talk much?" "I heard he's one of the strong silent types"
Dutch to rookie H3 ODST: "Now's one of those times it pays to be the strong silent type"
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