HyperDic: toughie

English > 2 senses of the word toughie:
NOUNperson toughie, hood, hoodlum, goon, punk, thug, tough, strong-armeran aggressive and violent young criminal
communicationtoughie, poser, stumper, stickera particularly difficult or baffling question or problem
toughie > pronunciation
Soundstah'fiy
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English > toughie: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn aggressive and violent young criminal.
Synonymshood, hoodlum, goon, punk, thug, tough, strong-armer
NarrowerbullyA hired thug
Broadercriminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactorsomeone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
Spanishbandido, matón
Catalanperdonavides
English > toughie: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA particularly difficult or baffling question or problem.
Synonymsposer, stumper, sticker
BroaderproblemA question raised for consideration or solution
Spanishpregunta difícil, problema difícil
Catalanpregunta difícil, problema difícil

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