tough-skinned
Resilient; able to endure hardship or criticism, with no apparent adverse effects.

Shes tough-skinned, if she can work for slave drivers like those guys.

See Also: tough-skinnedness

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  • tough-skinned — adjective 1. having a relatively tough outer covering • Similar to: ↑tough 2. insensitive to criticism • Syn: ↑thick skinned • Similar to: ↑insensitive * * * ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • thick-skinned — adjective insensitive to criticism • Syn: ↑tough skinned • Similar to: ↑insensitive …   Useful english dictionary

  • thick-skinned — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. insensitive, calloused], hard. See insensibility. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. callous, hardened, unfeeling; see indifferent 1 , obstinate . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. hardened, tough,… …   English dictionary for students

  • thick-skinned — adjective these guards have gotten pretty thick skinned over the years Syn: insensitive, unfeeling, tough, hardened, callous, case hardened; informal hard boiled Ant: sensitive …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • thick-skinned — [adj] hardened benumbed, callous, coldhearted*, hard as nails*, hardhearted*, insensitive, seasoned, tough, toughened, unbending, unfeeling; concepts 404,542 …   New thesaurus

  • thick-skinned — Synonyms and related words: callous, case hardened, dull, hard boiled, hardened, impervious, insensate, insensitive, inured, numbed, obtuse, pachydermatous, steeled, stolid, tough, toughened, unfeeling, unsusceptible …   Moby Thesaurus

  • jaboticaba — n. 1. A small evergreen tropical tree ({Myrciaria cauliflora}) native to Brazil and West Indies but introduced into southern U. S.; it is grown in Brazil for its edible tough skinned purple grapelike fruit that grows all along the branches. Syn:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Myrciaria cauliflora — jaboticaba jaboticaba n. 1. A small evergreen tropical tree ({Myrciaria cauliflora}) native to Brazil and West Indies but introduced into southern U. S.; it is grown in Brazil for its edible tough skinned purple grapelike fruit that grows all… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Myrciaria cauliflora — jaboticaba jaboticaba n. 1. A small evergreen tropical tree ({Myrciaria cauliflora}) native to Brazil and West Indies but introduced into southern U. S.; it is grown in Brazil for its edible tough skinned purple grapelike fruit that grows all… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Myrciaria cauliflora — jaboticaba jaboticaba n. 1. A small evergreen tropical tree ({Myrciaria cauliflora}) native to Brazil and West Indies but introduced into southern U. S.; it is grown in Brazil for its edible tough skinned purple grapelike fruit that grows all… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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