What does the word rugged mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Ruggedness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Ruggedly.

Usage examples for rugged

  1. Their little cottage was far from any village, and could only be reached by a rugged path through the mountains. – New National Fourth Reader by Charles J. Barnes and J. Marshall Hawkes
  2. That was something unusual which had just caught his eye, for as he spoke he turned to look right along the top of the dam, where he seemed to see a strange disturbance on the surface of the water just at the end where the wall joined the rugged cliff. – Will of the Mill by George Manville Fenn