thick-skinned

[thik-skind]

adjective

having a thick skin.
insensitive or hardened to criticism, reproach, rebuff, etc.

Nearby words

  1. thick client,
  2. thick milk,
  3. thick register,
  4. thick skin,
  5. thick-knee,
  6. thick-skulled,
  7. thick-tailed ray,
  8. thick-witted,
  9. thicken,
  10. thickener

Origin of thick-skinned

First recorded in 1535–45

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British Dictionary definitions for thick-skinned

thick-skinned

adjective

insensitive to criticism or hints; not easily upset or affected
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