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tough

adjective
  1. Difficult; regrettable; unfortunate: That's a tough break, pardner (1883+)
  2. Physically menacing; vicious: Don't act tough with me, you little jerk (1906+)
  3. Excellent; superb; the MOST •Sometimes spelled tuff: That's a really tough set of wheels (1937+ Black)
noun

A hard and menacing person (1866+)

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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