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rugged

Pronunciation: /ˈrʌgəd; ˈrʌgɪd/

Translation of rugged in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (jagged, rough) [rocks/mountains/coast] escarpado; [terrain] accidentado, escabroso 1.2 (tough) [construction/engine] fuerte, resistente; [determination/willpower] inquebrantable; [conditions/existence] duro
    Example sentences
    • Uninitiated onlookers could be forgiven for thinking that maybe the wearer had crawled or climbed over a barbed wire fence that took its toll upon the rugged garment.
    • These fences are fairly rugged and can withstand a variety of weather conditions, but they require periodic maintenance.
    • It needs to be rugged enough to withstand travel and fashionable enough to be able to bring into a business meeting.
    Example sentences
    • And behind the sparkle lies the rugged determination that has made her what she is today.
    • And although the rugby was not classic it was rugged and determined in an entertaining end to end game.
    • Even that ultimate symbol of rugged individualism, the cowboy, is an endangered species.
    1.3 (strong-featured) [face] de facciones duras
    Example sentences
    • As a young man he set out to be one of the rugged men of action whose courage and daring his novels celebrate.
    • We reached the monastery by mid-morning, and the same rugged fellow who had been good enough to carry my little pack knocked heavily on the door.
    • He's a rugged man and will show people with his powerful biceps.
    1.4 (unrefined) [manners/style] tosco, basto
    Example sentences
    • You can picture the rugged terrain of rocky beaches and stony slopes with ancient smouldering volcanoes standing guard over antique vines.
    • This trip has it all - breathtaking views on many different summits, cave adventures, and rocky and rugged terrain.
    • Moreover, experienced contractors working in rugged terrain will carefully choose the worst ground for the day shift, reserving the better-going for night.

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