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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

thick′-skinned′(adj.)

  1. having a thick skin.

  2. insensitive or hardened to criticism; obtuse; callous.

Origin of thick-skinned:

1535–45

Princeton's WordNet

  1. thick-skinned, tough-skinned(adj)

    insensitive to criticism

Wiktionary

  1. thick-skinned(Adjective)

    Having a thick skin.

  2. thick-skinned(Adjective)

    Not easily offended.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thick-skinned(adj)

    having a thick skin; hence, not sensitive; dull; obtuse


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

thick-skinned(adjective)

not easily hurt by criticism or insults

You won't upset her; – she's very thick-skinned.

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