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. rugged(adj)

    sturdy and strong in constitution or construction; enduring

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

  2. furrowed, rugged(adj)

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

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

  3. broken, rugged(adj)

    topographically very uneven

    "broken terrain"; "rugged ground"

  4. rugged, tough(adj)

    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"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rugged(noun)

    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. Rugged(noun)

    not neat or regular; uneven

  3. Rugged(noun)

    rough with bristles or hair; shaggy

  4. Rugged(noun)

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

  5. Rugged(noun)

    stormy; turbulent; tempestuous; rude

  6. Rugged(noun)

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

  7. Rugged(noun)

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

  8. Rugged(noun)

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

  9. Rugged(noun)

    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. Lewis Lapham:

    Except in a few well-publicized instances (enough to lend credence to the iconography painted on the walls of the media), the rigorous practice of rugged individualism usually leads to poverty, ostracism and disgrace. The rugged individualist is too often mistaken for the misfit, the maverick, the spoilsport, the sore thumb.

  2. Predrag Maric:

    The main problem is that the terrain is very rugged, inaccessible, technicians are dangling over deep ravines from cables covered with an inch of ice.

  3. 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.

  4. Cal Fire:

    The fire line that remains uncontained is located in steep and rugged terrain where it is unsafe for firefighters to access due to the heavy rains.

  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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Translations for rugged

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  • barboso, escabroso, fuerte, violento, velludo, despelotado, vigoroso, duro, robusto, difícil, turbulento, a lo natural, rasposo, tosco, filudo, bravo, al lote, rudoSpanish
  • epätasainen, riipivä, hapan, takkuinen, rosoinen, raastava, kallioinen, myrskyinen, vankka, karu, karkea, karskiFinnish
  • hargneux, rugueux, tempétueux, solide, robuste, turbulent, irrégulier, violent, sévère, rudeFrench
  • ruvidoItalian
  • ruggedLatin
  • tuarangarangaMāori
  • potig, ruw, ruig, grofDutch
  • robustNorwegian
  • грубый, щетинистый, суровый, угрюмый, шероховатый, строгий, пересечённый, прочный, изрезанный, бурный, крепкий, резкий, неровныйRussian
  • engebeliTurkish

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