1) (rocky; uneven: rugged mountains.) ulendt, forreven, tagget
2) (strong; tough: a rugged character; He had rugged good looks; He is tall and rugged.) robust, barsk
- ruggedness
adj. \/ˈrʌɡɪd\/
1) ujevn, kupert, ulendt
2) forreven
they drove along the rugged coast
de kjørte langs den forrevne kysten
3) grov, markert, grovskåren, furet, barket, garvet, værbitt
he had a large, rugged face and a beard
4) streng, hard, bister, brysk
they were thrown out by a rugged, old peasant
de ble kastet på dør av en brysk gammel bonde
5) robust, hardfør, røff, sterk
they were driving through the woods in a rugged vehicle
it has to be a rugged floor covering because of my lively children
det må være et slitesterkt gulvbelegg på grunn av de viltre barna mine
the pioneers were a rugged people
pionerene var hardføre folk
6) (om vær) stormfull, stormende, barsk
7) krevende, anstrengende, strevsom, hard, vanskelig
she led a rugged life, unemployed and with two children
hun levde et hardt liv, uten jobb og med to barn
8) grov, udannet, simpel
she went by train along with a crowd of boys with rather rugged manners
9) barsk, sterk, kraftig, mandig, maskulin
she fell in love with him because of his rugged, good looks
hun forelsket seg i ham på grunn av det barske, flotte utseendet hans
rugged sport (hverdagslig) krevende\/tøff sport

English-Norwegian dictionary. 2013.

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