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  • adjective Alternative spelling of thick-skinned.

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Examples

  • Simply one of the most persistent and thickskinned toadies and one of the vulgarest women Lady R [Rothermere] has ever met and is also a sentimental crank.

    Was he anti-Semitic?

  • A sensitive boy’s humiliations may be very good fun for ordinary thickskinned grown-ups; but to the boy himself they are so acute, so ignominious, that he cannot confess them—cannot but deny them passionately.

    Act I

  • A sensitive boy's humiliations may be very good fun for ordinary thickskinned grown-ups; but to the boy himself they are so acute, so ignominious, that he cannot confess them -- cannot but deny them passionately.

    Man and Superman

  • It is meant to be a boisterous guffaw from capacious lungs, an enormous explosion of superlative contempt for the mob of stupid thickskinned scribblers.

    Alexander Pope English Men of Letters Series

  • The Countess sighed deeply: 'Oh! you are too thickskinned!

    Evan Harrington — Complete

  • The Countess sighed deeply: 'Oh! you are too thickskinned!

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • The Countess sighed deeply: 'Oh! you are too thickskinned!

    Evan Harrington — Volume 6

  • Hardest thickskinned Mammon-world, ruggedest Caliban shall obey him, or become not Caliban but a cramp.

    Past and Present

  • I'd noticed the odd stupid comment on the chat earlier in the day, I'm pretty thickskinned about personal comments, and so chose to ignore them.

    Boagworld recommends

  • I'd noticed the odd stupid comment on the chat earlier in the day, I'm pretty thickskinned about personal comments, and so chose to ignore them.

    Boagworld recommends

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