Definition of Tougher
1. Adjective. (comparative of tough) ¹
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Definition of Tougher
1. tough [adj] - See also: tough
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tougher
Literary usage of Tougher
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Queensland Law Journal Reports by W. H. Osborne (1890)
"The facts were shortly as follow :—James tougher purchased in April, 1885, from John Wileman, ... In September, Cooper wrote to tougher informing him that ..."
2. The Absorption Spectra of Solutions of Comparatively Rare Salts Including by Harry Clary Jones, William Walker Strong (1911)
"Quartz ends are much tougher and less easily broken than glass ends. They are, however, quite expensive and in most of the work the solutions were not ..."
3. India and the United States: Estranged Democracies, 1941-1991 by Dennis Kux (1994)
"The incoming Republicans favored a more conservative approach to the nation's problems—they wanted less government at home and a tougher policy toward ..."
4. The Theory of Strains in Girders and Similar Structures: With Observations by Bindon Blood Stoney (1873)
"Bar and angle iron are tougher and stronger than plates—Boiler plates—Ship plates—Hard iron unfit for shipbuilding'.—Both bar and angle iron are tougher and ..."
5. Operation Just Cause: Planning and Execution of Joint Operations in Panama by Ronald H. Cole (1996)
"Noriega specifically ordered the PDF to permit NIMROD DANCER convoys to travel unimpeded on legitimate roadways.14 A Get tougher Policy: National Security ..."
6. Collection of the Most Celebrated Voyages and Travels from the Discovery of by Forster, R. P (1818)
"... round cakes, if I may so call them, about twice as big as a pan-cake, and something thicker and tougher. It is unleavened bread of a sourish taste, ..."
7. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Naval Manuscripts in the Pepysian Library at by Pepys Library, Samuel Pepys, Great Britain Admiralty. Archives, J[oseph] R[obson] Tanner (1904)
"... and in their quality both lighter and tougher than those of fir we now use.' Underwritten : ' From the shrouds to the hull Saudados' mast- length, ..."