Definition of "toughing" [toughing]

  • (verb) Present participle of tough.

Use "toughing" in a sentence

  • "Though more often than not, whatever requires such round-the-clock coverage is usually devastating to someone, somewhere, I get a strange adrenaline rush like I'm right there with the victims, toughing out the blizzard, mass transit strike or terrorist attack."
  • "First, choose an image or vision -- beyond cancer -- that you want to walk toward as you wrestle with the initial (terrifying) uncertainty of the disease and later when the uncertainty contracts some and you are toughing it out through treatment."
  • "But unlike some of the other buyers of Equity Office buildings, Shorenstein has been toughing it out."

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