Translation of rugged in Spanish:


escarpado, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈrʌɡɪd//ˈrəɡəd/


  • 1

    (jagged, rough)
    (coast/rocks/mountains) escarpado
    (terrain) accidentado
    (terrain) escabroso
    • And, as every new parent finds out, the first few days can be pretty rugged.
    • As well as isolation, problems included often rugged terrain, the prohibitive cost of transport, cattle ticks and poison plants.
    • He explored its rugged terrain and observed all aspects of island life, sketching and painting local people at their daily toil.
    • Western images serve as shorthand images of patriotism, democracy, rugged individualism, and a host of other virtues.
    • This trip has it all - breathtaking views on many different summits, cave adventures, and rocky and rugged terrain.
    • The triathlon course is of Olympic distance and is spread over a challenging, picturesque and rugged terrain.
    • They undertook the three-day and four-night challenge last week, amongst the rugged terrain of the Isle of Wight.
    • Young clerks and farmers believed the romantic dream of the self-made man and refashioned themselves as rugged individualists armed and equipped for a fresh start in the frontier west.
    • And behind the sparkle lies the rugged determination that has made her what she is today.
    • They are conducting around-the-clock operations in this very rugged terrain.
    • We like to think of ourselves as a nation of rugged individualists.
    • Rescuers had to struggle on foot through more than a mile of rugged terrain before helping the passengers.
    • Firefighters there said visibility was less than 100 metres, hampering efforts to locate fires in the region's heavily forested and rugged terrain.
    • No other group so fully embodies the American spirit of bravery and rugged individualism.
    • This, he felt, helped foster the importance placed on rugged individualism and independence that still imbues many discussions of southern values.
    • The months roll by, hardening Lian's rugged, and already fiercely independent spirit.
    • They offer a self-guided Round The Island Walk, which traverses rugged terrain taking in volcanic landscapes, mountains and even a rare cloud forest.
    • Secondary roads can be rugged and can tear up vehicles.
    • If you've been to Afghanistan or Pakistan, you will see that the terrain is tremendously rugged.
    • Sure you can go for a rugged hike, but strenuous activity isn't required for getting the benefits of exercise.
    • In the novel, Henry's rugged individualism and disdain for society are stylizations of his father's misanthropy.
    • He said the plane had crashed on a steep rocky outcrop, and dense bush and rugged terrain was hampering efforts by police and crash investigators to reach the site.
    • By the end of the first day we had crossed the great Salar and had reached the more rugged terrain beyond.
    • They developed as rugged individualists who were honest and shrewd, knew no grades of society and had dignity.
    • Even that ultimate symbol of rugged individualism, the cowboy, is an endangered species.
    • Moreover, experienced contractors working in rugged terrain will carefully choose the worst ground for the day shift, reserving the better-going for night.
    • He was a craggy, bearded bear of a man in a black Stetson, who seemed to embody the rugged individualism of the pioneer.
    • Americans, by contrast, tend to view themselves as rugged individualists.
    • The rugged terrain and long distances (up to six hours in the saddle each day) make this trip best for those with riding experience.
    • North and west of the chalkland is the hill and vale country that separates the lowlands of southern England from the more rugged terrain of the west.
    • And although the rugby was not classic it was rugged and determined in an entertaining end to end game.
    • ‘We can conduct training in a safe location close to the shore inside the bay, or we can tackle more rugged waters outside the bay,’ he said.
    • They took part in a nine-day trek, covering 50 miles of rugged terrain and taking in some breathtaking scenery.
    • Most of the early settlers were young men who were adventurous, rugged, and ambitious.
    • Alaskans see themselves as rugged individualists living in the last frontier.
    • Given the rugged terrain, walking is the best, and often the only, way to reach isolated settlements and experience the real soul of this little-explored land.
    • He is a rugged individualist, who loves his kin but hates even more passionately.
    • Due to Canada's rugged terrain and a severe climate a good part of the remainder of the country is inhabited by only a few small communities, scattered across the vast landscape.
    • Late that day one of the search crews spotted Doug's body in such rugged terrain they were unable to get to it before dark.
    • You can picture the rugged terrain of rocky beaches and stony slopes with ancient smouldering volcanoes standing guard over antique vines.
  • 2

    (construction/engine) fuerte
    (engine/construction) resistente
    (determination/willpower) inquebrantable
    (conditions/existence) duro
    • At this time, the company is only targeting businesses with its rugged handheld product, but consumers may well have their chance if the idea takes off.
    • Unusually rugged, these batteries will last for 18 hours or 38 miles.
    • The B-Series provides a rugged vehicle that can carry five adults as well as a wide variety of cargo.
    • Interspersed with glamour shots of the vehicle, the host emphasizes the rugged effectiveness of the automobile with its absolute comfort and luxury.
    • This rugged, secluded house was designed to withstand the elements with style but little maintenance.
    • There are details of how they used rugged materials such as glass, concrete and steel alongside velvet, suede and leather.
    • The husky sport-utility vehicle looks rugged enough to go just about anywhere.
    • They are the best, most rugged, and highest performing lights made.
    • In fact, this is a pretty rugged piece of machinery to withstand this 200-mile an hour impact out there in Utah.
    • He wears a sort of rugged, brown, leather motorcycle jacket and motorcycle boots.
    • These fences are fairly rugged and can withstand a variety of weather conditions, but they require periodic maintenance.
    • These days, many buyers who need passenger space have opted for the more rugged sport-utility vehicles over the tame minivans.
    • It had to be rugged, since the handhelds all needed to withstand heavy daily use and the occasional tumble to a concrete floor.
    • Only few materials that can compare the pure comfort and rugged wearability of this material, so it's no wonder that sheep skin is such a popular choice in slipper design.
    • It needs to be rugged enough to withstand travel and fashionable enough to be able to bring into a business meeting.
    • It is a privately held company, specializing in rugged battlefield imaging systems.
    • A country with bad roads does not require ceramic engines; it needs vehicles with rugged axles and shocks.
    • 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.
    • There's a little wrinkle in the sport utility vehicle's image as a rugged ride.
    • In the stiffly rugged heaviness of the shoes there is the accumulated tenacity of the slow trudge through the far-spreading and ever-uniform furrows of the field swept by a raw wind.
  • 3

    (face) de facciones duras
    • The only difference was that Tristan's looks were more rugged, and rougher around the edges, something, apparently, that drove the girls crazy.
    • He shook his head and a look of sorrow twisted his rugged features.
    • Successive tight close-ups of the star's rugged features reveal expressions that are less tensely pensive than muddled and confused.
    • She searched his rugged features for any clue that he might be patronizing her, but all she saw was genuine interest.
    • He had brown straight hair and rugged features.
    • She is declared the winner, but the rugged man next to her was a close second.
    • George's face is described for the reader in elegant detail: it is rugged and hard, but in the shadows, tender.
    • As a young man he set out to be one of the rugged men of action whose courage and daring his novels celebrate.
    • Michael poured some coffee as Marietta came in with the youngest children, he looked over at them and she immediately noticed the fatigue lines on his rugged face.
    • Now that she could see his face, she discovered he was vaguely handsome, in a rugged, battered kind of way.
    • His face was intelligent, handsome, rugged and determined without a trace of evil in it; it commanded respect, trust and even love.
    • He was rugged, but his muscles didn't get out of control and he stood six-feet-four-inches from the ground and dwarfed most men that he came across.
    • He's a rugged man and will show people with his powerful biceps.
    • His rugged features were creased with concern.
    • He had tough, rugged features and didn't get too fat until he was in his 60s.
    • Aside from his big baritone and wide range of singing styles, he's a rugged guy who loves the great outdoors.
    • He wasn't conventionally rugged, or square shouldered, or full of muscles.
    • 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.
    • His clothes were trendy, and his rugged features were really incredibly attractive.
    • Directors often talk about rough and rugged Kiwi and Aussie actors.
  • 4

    (style/manners) tosco
    (manners/style) basto