[ tuhf-ee ]
/ ˈtʌf i /
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noun, plural tough·ies.Informal.
a tough person, especially one who is belligerent: The sheriff was a local toughie with very little patience for outsiders.
a difficult problem or situation: That math test was a real toughie!
a harsh or blunt book, movie, etc.
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Another toughie is tackling difficult questions or requests, especially pleas from kids for their divorced parents to reconcile.Perfect Your Ho-Ho-Ho’s at the Top Santa-Training School|Nina Strochlic|December 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST