What is tuff short for?


Tuff is an abbreviation of "Tough" that is also the phonetic spelling of the word. It is typically used in a playful manner when talking about a person's mettle and grit.

The abbreviation is used by people of all ages, ranging from tweens to grandmas. You will most likely only see the "tuff" term in casual contexts online and in-person since the spelling would reflect poorly on your competence in a professional setting.


Oh honey, you are so tuff not to cry after getting that boo boo on your bike!

Can you get any more tuff than this?

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Updated August 26, 2020

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