having a roughly broken, rocky, hilly, or jagged surface:
(of a face) wrinkled or furrowed, as by experience or the endurance of hardship.
roughly irregular, heavy, or hard in outline or form; craggy:
Lincoln’s rugged features.
rough, harsh, or stern, as persons or nature.
full of hardship and trouble; severe; hard; trying:
a rugged life.
harsh to the ear:
rude, uncultivated, or unrefined.
homely or plain:
capable of enduring hardship, wear, etc.; strong and tough:
rugged floor covering; a rugged lumberjack.
having an uneven or jagged surface
rocky or steep: rugged scenery
(of the face) strong-featured or furrowed
rough, severe, or stern in character
without refinement or culture; rude: rugged manners
involving hardship; harsh: he leads a rugged life in the mountains
difficult or hard: a rugged test
(of equipment, machines, etc) designed to withstand rough treatment or use in rough conditions: a handheld rugged computer which can survive being submerged in water
(mainly US & Canadian) sturdy or strong; robust
noun 1. Rugby (def 3). noun 1. (mainly Brit) an informal name for rugby
- Rugger bugger
noun 1. (derogatory, slang) a male follower of rugby culture
noun 1. a bulky, coarse fabric with a full nap, used as a floor covering.
noun 1. Carl, 1876–1971, U.S. composer.