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touchwood dried, rotted wood that is easily ignited, usu. because it has been acted upon by certain fungi; tinder; punk.
touchy easily irritated or offended; sensitive. [2 definitions]
tough hard to break; durable. [10 definitions]
toughen to make, be, or become tough or tougher.
toughie (informal) one who is tough or aggressive. [2 definitions]
tough it out (informal) to endure hardship stoically.
tough-minded not sentimental, timid, or easily swayed; shrewdly practical.
toujours (French) at all times or forever; always.
toupee a man's wig or hairpiece, often used to cover a bald spot.
tour to journey through. [6 definitions]
tourbillion rapidly rotating air or water; whirlwind or whirlpool. [2 definitions]
tour de force an exceptionally skillful or ingenious creation, performance, or production; outstanding display of skill.
Tour de France an annual long-distance bicycle race held in France, in which professional cyclists cover approximately 3,000 miles over three weeks.
touring car an early, open automobile, usu. with a folding top, that seated five or more passengers.
tourism the act of traveling from place to place, esp. for pleasure. [2 definitions]
tourist one who travels for pleasure or recreation.
tourist court a motel.
tourist home a private home in which a tourist can rent a bedroom, usu. sharing a bathroom with others.
tourist trap a shop, restaurant, nightclub, or the like that charges high prices to tourists.
touristy of, pertaining to, or appealing only to tourists.
tourmaline a complex silicate mineral containing several elements, most importantly boron and aluminum, used in electronic instruments and, in its colorful and transparent varieties, as a gemstone.