Definitions for "Tough"
Severe; violent; as, a tough storm.
Prone to aggressive or violent behavior; rowdyish; -- of people, or groups; as, a tough neighborhood; a tough character.
A person who is tough{7}; a ruffian; a thug; as, a cluster of neighborhood toughs hanging out on the corner.
describes red wine that is excessively tannic; astringent or hard.
too tannic
Astringent or hard; wiry; tannic.
Keywords:  tannin, roughly, wine, implying, red
a red wine that has excessive tannin.
Roughly textured, often as a result of too much tannin.
Usually implying too much tannin
Not easily broken; able to endure hardship; firm; strong; -- of objects and people; as, tough sinews.
Not easily separated; viscous; clammy; tenacious; as, tough phlegm.
Keywords:  cruel, brutal, fellow
a cruel and brutal fellow
Having the quality of flexibility without brittleness; yielding to force without breaking; capable of resisting great strain; as, the ligaments of animals are remarkably tough.
Stiff; rigid; not flexible; stubborn; as, a tough bow.
unfortunate or hard to bear; "had hard luck"; "a tough break"
Difficult to do, perform, or accomplish; as, a tough job.
difficult to break, tear or cut
very difficult; severely testing stamina or resolution; "a rugged competitive examination"; "the rugged conditions of frontier life"; "the competition was tough"; "it's a tough life"; "it was a tough job"
not given to gentleness or sentimentality; "a tough character"
feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad'); "my throat feels bad"; "she felt bad all over"; "he was feeling tough after a restless night"
Keywords:  chew, cut
tough to cut or chew
Keywords:  sturdy, shelves, canvas, weather, steel
substantially made or constructed; "sturdy steel shelves"; "sturdy canvas"; "a tough all-weather fabric"; "some plastics are as tough as metal"
Keywords:  bottoms, feet, physically, his
physically toughened; "the tough bottoms of his feet"
Keywords:  good, player
A good player.