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Definition of Rugged

Rugged

  1. 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. Not neat or regular; uneven.
  3. Rough with bristles or hair; shaggy.
  4. Harsh; hard; crabbed; austere; -- said of temper, character, and the like, or of persons.
  5. Stormy; turbulent; tempestuous; rude.
  6. Rough to the ear; harsh; grating; -- said of sound, style, and the like.
  7. Sour; surly; frowning; wrinkled; -- said of looks, etc.
  8. Violent; rude; boisterrous; -- said of conduct, manners, etc.
  9. Vigorous; robust; hardy; -- said of health, physique, etc.

Rugged Quotations

I mean Afghanistan is a very rugged, complicated country.
Barbara Bush

I love out-of-the-way, rugged places. For me, holidays are about the experiences, and the people, and the memories, rather than sitting on a nice beach getting tanned. I try to plant myself where I am and embrace what is there in front of me.
Evelyn Glennie

Only the more rugged mortals should attempt to keep up with current literature.
George Ade

I would love to play an unexpected character. Really raw and simple and not a cliche - something rugged. People like to put actors in boxes.
Eva Green

President Obama is casting his lot in the middle of a debate as old as America itself: Are we rugged individualists pulling ourselves up by the bootstraps? Or are we a nation of community, all connected and counting on one another?
Ron Fournier
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Rugged Translations

rugged in German is stabil
rugged in Spanish is escabroso, esatble

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