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English adjective: rugged

1. rugged sturdy and strong in constitution or construction; enduring


SamplesWith a house full of boys you have to have rugged furniture.


Similarknockabout, sturdy, tough


See alsorobust, strong, tough, toughened


Attributestrength


Antonymsdelicate

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


SamplesFurrowed fields.
His furrowed face lit by a warming smile.


Synonymsfurrowed


Similarcanaliculate, corrugated, rutted, rutty


Antonymsunfurrowed

3. rugged topographically very uneven


SamplesBroken terrain.
Rugged ground.


Synonymsbroken


Similarrough, unsmooth


Antonymssmooth

4. rugged very difficult; severely testing stamina or resolution


SamplesA rugged competitive examination.
The rugged conditions of frontier life.
The competition was tough.
It's a tough life.
It was a tough job.


Synonymstough


Similardifficult, hard


Antonymseasy









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