Rugged

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Definition

rugged: uneven, irregular; sturdy, tough, resistant, powerful, robust
adjective
Be careful when driving on rugged terrain. The uneven surface makes it dangerous to drive on.
Polly's jeans are made from a rugged denim material. It's a very strong and resistant fabric.

Pronunciation examples
UK: I like my men to be rugged and unshaven.
US: Be careful when driving on rugged terrain.

Examples

  • "They are trying to break me, Bruno, and I am afraid that despite my rugged, tough exterior, I may not last."
  • "Combining the rugged freedom of the Australian plains with the quiet sensibility of the man-about-town, Outback has a musky odor with just a hint of eucalyptus."
  • "In previous ad campaigns, Outback Cologne has been marketed as an extremely masculine scent for the "outdoorsy", "rugged", "manly" type."

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