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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. having a thick skin.

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

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    insensitive to criticism


  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

Translations for thick-skinned

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


not easily hurt by criticism or insults

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

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