What does rugged mean?

Definitions for rugged
ˈrʌg ɪdrugged

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word rugged.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ruggedadjective

    sturdy and strong in constitution or construction; enduring

    "with a house full of boys you have to have rugged furniture"

  2. furrowed, ruggedadjective

    having long narrow shallow depressions (as grooves or wrinkles) in the surface

    "furrowed fields"; "his furrowed face lit by a warming smile"

  3. broken, ruggedadjective

    topographically very uneven

    "broken terrain"; "rugged ground"

  4. rugged, toughadjective

    very difficult; severely testing stamina or resolution

    "a rugged competitive examination"; "the rugged conditions of frontier life"; "the competition was tough"; "it's a tough life"; "it was a tough job"

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

Wikipedia

  1. Rugged

    Rugged is a 2019 Indian Kannada-language romantic action film written and directed by Mahesh Gowda and produced by Arun Kumar A. The film caption is "Neenu Malagisiruva Goriyolage Nanninu Jeevathavagiddene". This Movie was launched in November 2017 The project marks the first in the combination of Mahesh Gowda, Vinod Prabhakar and producer Arun Kumar A.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ruggednoun

    full of asperities on the surface; broken into sharp or irregular points, or otherwise uneven; not smooth; rough; as, a rugged mountain; a rugged road

  2. Ruggednoun

    not neat or regular; uneven

  3. Ruggednoun

    rough with bristles or hair; shaggy

  4. Ruggednoun

    harsh; hard; crabbed; austere; -- said of temper, character, and the like, or of persons

  5. Ruggednoun

    stormy; turbulent; tempestuous; rude

  6. Ruggednoun

    rough to the ear; harsh; grating; -- said of sound, style, and the like

  7. Ruggednoun

    sour; surly; frowning; wrinkled; -- said of looks, etc

  8. Ruggednoun

    violent; rude; boisterrous; -- said of conduct, manners, etc

  9. Ruggednoun

    vigorous; robust; hardy; -- said of health, physique, etc

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rugged

    rug′ed, adj. rough: uneven: shaggy: sour: stormy: grating to the ear: wrinkled: ruffled: homely: unpolished: rough: ungentle: (U.S.) robust.—adv. Rugg′edly.—n. Rugg′edness.—adjs. Rugg′y, rough: uneven; Rug′-head′ed, shock-headed. [Scand.; cf. Rug.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rugged in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rugged in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of rugged in a Sentence

  1. Pete Cunningham:

    In addition to being the world's first smartphone to integrate thermal imaging it's also the world's most waterproof phone, you can take this to depths of five meters waterproof. It's also designed to be dropped from 1.8 meters onto concrete without smashing, so there's lots of other rugged credentials that means we deliver it in this size. I think over time you'll see the ability to reduce the thickness of the device as well.

  2. Chris Thompson:

    From picturesque lakes and lush forests to historical monuments and rugged landscapes, the National Parks provide an unforgettable experience for every type of traveler. we want travelers from all over the world to expand their view of United States beyond our bustling urban environments and really become synonymous with natural beauty, rich history and breaking adventure.

  3. Lisa Cox:

    We've got extremely steep, rugged terrain, we have many different drainages that are all kind of intersecting together and that creates these funneling effects of different wind patterns and creates more erratic fire behavior.

  4. Secretary Wilkie:

    Once again the halls of Congress reverberate with odes to rugged individualism, state sovereignty, and contempt for the centralized super-state, these are bloodless battles Jefferson Davis could never fight but, they are no less vital for the future of American civilization. As our cities decay and our standards and spiritual traditions deteriorate, America is searching for a better way. Walker Percy urged us to look South to recover community, stability, and sense of place in God's order which we have regrettably lost. That is a tall proposition but it is certainly one Jefferson Davis would understand and certainly one for which Jefferson Davis would fight.

  5. Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux:

    Honor is like an island, rugged and without a beach; once we have left it, we can never return.

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  • robustGerman
  • barboso, duro, vigoroso, al lote, bravo, despelotado, rudo, velludo, robusto, difícil, violento, turbulento, a lo natural, fuerte, filudo, rasposo, escabroso, toscoSpanish
  • kallioinen, karu, epätasainen, myrskyinen, vankka, raastava, riipivä, karkea, hapan, rosoinen, karski, takkuinenFinnish
  • solide, sévère, violent, hargneux, rugueux, rude, irrégulier, turbulent, robuste, tempétueuxFrench
  • ruvidoItalian
  • מחוספסHebrew
  • ruggedLatin
  • tuarangarangaMāori
  • ruig, grof, potig, ruwDutch
  • robustNorwegian
  • бурный, грубый, щетинистый, неровный, резкий, суровый, угрюмый, шероховатый, строгий, пересечённый, прочный, крепкий, изрезанныйRussian
  • engebeliTurkish

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