Dictionary

TWL06 (US, Canada and Thailand) Yes 9 Points
SOWPODS (UK and Others) Yes 9 Points
Enable (Words with Friends) Yes 10 Points

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is tough a word in Scrabble?

    Yes, tough is a valid word in scrabble.As per TWL06 dictionary it has 9 points,As per SOWPODS dictionary it has 9 points.

  • Is tough a word in Words With Friends?

    Yes, tough is a valid word in words with friends. As per Words with Friends dictionary it has 10 points.

Definition(s)

Noun
1.
meaning: a cruel and brutal fellow ;
synonyms: {bully}; {hooligan}; {ruffian}; {roughneck}; {rowdy}; {yob}; {yobo}; {yobbo}
2.
meaning: an aggressive and violent young criminal ;
synonyms: {hood}; {hoodlum}; {goon}; {punk}; {thug}; {toughie}; {strong-armer}
3.
meaning: someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing ;
synonyms: {street_fighter}
Adjective
1.
meaning: making great mental demands;
examples: hard to comprehend or solve or believe; a baffling problem; I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast; a problematic situation at home
synonyms: {baffling}; {elusive}; {knotty}; {problematic}; {problematical}
2.
meaning: unfortunate or hard to bear;
examples: had hard luck; a tough break
synonyms: {hard}
3.
meaning: resistant to cutting or chewing ;
4.
meaning: feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad');
examples: my throat feels bad; she felt bad all over; he was feeling tough after a restless night
synonyms: {bad}
5.
meaning: violent and lawless;
examples: the more ruffianly element; tough street gangs
synonyms: {ruffianly}
6.
meaning: substantially made or constructed;
examples: sturdy steel shelves; sturdy canvas; a tough all-weather fabric; some plastics are as tough as metal
synonyms: {sturdy}
7.
meaning: physically toughened;
examples: the tough bottoms of his feet
synonyms: {toughened}
8.
meaning: very difficult;
examples: 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
synonyms: {rugged}
9.
meaning: not given to gentleness or sentimentality;
examples: a tough character
Source of definition(s) is WordNet ® Princeton University wordnet.princeton.edu
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