Take-a-licking-and-keep-on-ticking Definition

verb

(idiomatic) To be tough; to have endurance; to have the capacity to absorb stress or damage, but still be able to function.

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Origin of Take-a-licking-and-keep-on-ticking

  • Derived from the advertising slogan for Timex wrist-watches.

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