[ get-tuhf ]
/ ˈgɛtˈtʌf /
characterized by firmness, determination, aggressiveness, or severity: a get-tough policy.
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Origin of get-tough
First recorded in 1955–60
Words nearby get-tough
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Example sentences from the Web for get-tough
Seriously, how otherwise do you imagine that get-tough rules on illegal handguns would ever be enforced?