Definition Of rugged


(of ground or terrain) having a broken, rocky, and uneven surface.

a rugged coastline

Example Of rugged

  • a rugged coastline

  • A country with bad roads does not require ceramic engines; it needs vehicles with rugged axles and shocks.

  • a week of rugged, demanding adventure at an outdoor training center

  • Alaskans see themselves as rugged individualists living in the last frontier.

  • Americans, by contrast, tend to view themselves as rugged individualists.

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