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tough customer

noun

a difficult person to deal with

Examples

Teenage girls can be tough customers for their parents.

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tough customer

noun phrase

A difficult person to deal with: known as a tough customer


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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