Associations to the word «Rugged»


RUGGED, adjective. Broken into sharp or irregular points; uneven; not smooth; rough
RUGGED, adjective. Not neat or regular; irregular, uneven.
RUGGED, adjective. Rough with bristles or hair; shaggy.
RUGGED, adjective. (of a person) strong, sturdy, well-built
RUGGED, adjective. (of land) rocky and bare of plantlife
RUGGED, adjective. Harsh; austere; hard; crabbed; -- said of temper, character, and the like, or of persons.
RUGGED, adjective. Stormy; turbulent; tempestuous; rude.
RUGGED, adjective. Harsh; grating; rough to the ear -- said of sound, style, and the like.
RUGGED, adjective. Sour; surly; frowning; wrinkled; -- said of looks, etc.
RUGGED, adjective. Violent; rude; boisterous; -- said of conduct, manners, etc.
RUGGED, adjective. Vigorous; robust; hardy; -- said of health, physique, etc.
RUGGED, adjective. (computing) (of a computer) designed to reliably operate in harsh usage environments and conditions
RUGGED, adjective. Having a rug or rugs.
RUGGED, adjective. Covered with a rug.
RUGGED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of rug

Dictionary definition

RUGGED, adjective. Sturdy and strong in constitution or construction; enduring; "with a house full of boys you have to have rugged furniture".
RUGGED, adjective. Having long narrow shallow depressions (as grooves or wrinkles) in the surface; "furrowed fields"; "his furrowed face lit by a warming smile".
RUGGED, adjective. Topographically very uneven; "broken terrain"; "rugged ground".
RUGGED, adjective. 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".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King