1) (sturdy) robust
2) (involving hardship) hart [Test]
3) (unpolished) rau

with rugged good looks — gut aussehend mit markanten Gesichtszügen

4) (uneven) zerklüftet; unwegsam [Land, Anstieg]; zerfurcht [Gesicht]
* * *
1) (rocky; uneven: rugged mountains.) zerklüftet
2) (strong; tough: a rugged character; He had rugged good looks; He is tall and rugged.) rauh
- ruggedness
* * *
1. (uneven) terrain, ground uneben; cliff, mountain, rocks zerklüftet; landscape, country, coast wild
2. (robust) kräftig; looks, features markant
3. (solid) fest
\rugged constitution unverwüstliche Konstitution
\rugged honesty unerschütterliche Ehrlichkeit
\rugged individualism unbeugsamer Individualismus
4. (difficult) hart
\rugged climb schwierige Kletterpartie
\rugged life hartes Leben
5. (sturdy) kräftig
\rugged vehicle robustes Fahrzeug
* * *
1) (= rough, uneven) rau; country, landscape also wild; cliff, rocks, mountains zerklüftet; ground felsig; statue grob
2) (= tough-looking) man, face, features markig
3) (= tough in character) personality rau; breed zäh, rau; determination wild; resistance verbissen

a rugged test —

rugged individualism — rauer or knorriger Individualismus

hill farmers are a rugged breed — Bergbauern sind ein rauer Menschenschlag

4) (= durable) machine widerstandsfähig; clothing strapazierfähig
* * *
rugged [ˈrʌɡıd] adj
1. a) zerklüftet, rau, wild (Gegend etc)
b) zackig, schroff (Felsen etc)
c) felsig (Gipfel etc)
2. zerfurcht (Gesicht etc), uneben (Boden etc), holp(e)rig (Weg etc), gefurcht (Stirn), runz(e)lig
3. rau (Rinde, Stoff etc)
4. fig rau, grob:
a rugged game ein ruppiges Spiel;
rugged manners raue Sitten;
rugged individualism krasser Individualismus;
life is rugged das Leben ist hart
5. besonders US robust, stark, stabil (alle auch TECH)
* * *
1) (sturdy) robust
2) (involving hardship) hart [Test]
3) (unpolished) rau

with rugged good looks — gut aussehend mit markanten Gesichtszügen

4) (uneven) zerklüftet; unwegsam [Land, Anstieg]; zerfurcht [Gesicht]
* * *
schroff adj.

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