Meaning of tuff


A light porous rock, now especially a rock composed of compacted volcanic ash varying in size from fine sand to coarse gravel.

  1. Strong and resilient; sturdy.
    The tent, made of tough canvas, held up to many abuses.
  2. (of food) Difficult to cut or chew.
    To soften a tough cut of meat, the recipe suggested simmering it for hours.
  3. Rugged or physically hardy.
    Only a tough species will survive in the desert.
  4. Stubborn.
    He had a reputation as a tough negotiator.
  5. (of weather etc) Harsh or severe.
  6. Rowdy or rough.
    A bunch of the tough boys from the wrong side of the tracks threatened him.
  7. (of questions, etc.) Difficult or demanding.
    This is a tough crowd.
  8. Undergoing plastic deformation before breaking.

Information about tuff

  • The plural form of tuff is: tuffs.
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Hyphenation of tuff


  • It consists of 1 syllables and 4 chars.
  • tuff is a word monosyllabic because it has one syllable

tuff synonyms

Meaning tufa:


Translation of tuff

Words that rhyme with tuff

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