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Meaning of ROUGHRIDER

Pronunciation:  'ruf`rIdur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a horseman skilled at breaking wild horses to the saddle
 

ROUGHRIDER is a 10 letter word that starts with R.

 

 See Also: equestrian, horseback rider, horseman

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Rough"rid`er\, n.
    An officer or enlisted man in the 1st U. S. Volunteer
    Cavalry, a regiment raised for the Spanish war of 1898,
    composed mostly of Western cowboys and hunters and Eastern
    college athletes and sportsmen, largely organized, and later
    commanded, by Theodore Roosevelt. Sometimes, locally, a
    member of any of various volunteer cavalry commands raised in
    1898. [Colloq.]
    
    
  2. \Rough"rid`er\, n.
    One who breaks horses; especially (Mil.), a noncommissioned
    officer in the British cavalry, whose duty is to assist the
    riding master.
    
    
 

 

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