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"

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. Emeasoba George:

    It's tough time that actually reveals your/one's true colour i.e. whether you/one are/is tough or not, rugged or not, persistent or not.

  2. Timothy Fleming:

    Yukon GMC has marketed Yukon GMC pretty successfully as the rugged, more premium brand relative to Chevy.

  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. Adam Twidell:

    The runway appears, framed in the island's rugged outline as you approach. Depending on wind conditions, pilots can land on both ends of the 400-meter strip. It's like landing on an aircraft carrier, with a deep drop-off into the sea.

  5. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho:

    Mud, rugged terrain and bad weather hampered our rescue efforts.

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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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