roughrider
noun Date: 1733 1. one who is accustomed to riding unbroken or little-trained horses 2. (usually Rough Rider) a member of the first United States Volunteer Cavalry regiment in the Spanish-American War commanded by Theodore Roosevelt

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  • Roughrider — Rough rid er, n. 1. One who breaks horses; especially (Mil.), a noncommissioned officer in the British cavalry, whose duty is to assist the riding master. [1913 Webster] 2. An officer or enlisted man in the 1st U. S. Volunteer Cavalry, a regiment …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • roughrider — [ruf′rīd΄ər] n. 1. a person who breaks horses so that they can be ridden 2. a person who does much hard, rough riding ☆ 3. [R ] a member of a volunteer cavalry regiment organized by Theodore Roosevelt and Leonard Wood for service in the Spanish… …   English World dictionary

  • roughrider — /ruf ruy deuhr/, n. 1. a person who breaks horses to the saddle. 2. a person accustomed to rough or hard riding. [1725 35; ROUGH + RIDER] * * * …   Universalium

  • Roughrider — n. member of the 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry which was established By Theodore Roosevelt to fight in the Spanish American War (1898) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • roughrider — n. one who prepares untrained horses for riding …   English contemporary dictionary

  • roughrider — rough·rid·er …   English syllables

  • roughrider — rough•rid•er [[t]ˈrʌfˈraɪ dər[/t]] n. 1) a person who breaks horses to the saddle 2) a person accustomed to rough or hard riding • Etymology: 1725–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • roughrider — /ˈrʌfraɪdə/ (say rufruyduh) noun 1. someone who breaks horses to the saddle. 2. someone accustomed to rough or hard riding …   Australian English dictionary

  • roughrider — noun a horseman skilled at breaking wild horses to the saddle • Hypernyms: ↑horseman, ↑equestrian, ↑horseback rider …   Useful english dictionary

  • Loonie — This article is about the coin. For the Canadian dollar as a currency, see Canadian dollar. For a mentally ill person, see lunatic. One dollar Canada Value 1 CAD Mass  7 g Diameter  26.5 …   Wikipedia

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