rugger


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rug·ger

 (rŭg′ər)
n. Chiefly British
Rugby.

[Alteration of Rugby.]

rugger

(ˈrʌɡə)
n
(Rugby) chiefly Brit an informal name for rugby

Rug•by

(ˈrʌg bi)

n.
1. a city in E Warwickshire, in central England: boys' school, founded 1567. 86,400.
2. (sometimes l.c.) Also called Rug′by foot′ball. a form of football, played between two teams of 15 members each, that differs from soccer in freedom to carry the ball, block with the hands and arms, and tackle; characterized by continuous action and prohibition against substitute players.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rugger - a form of football played with an oval ballrugger - a form of football played with an oval ball
throw-in - (rugby) an act or instance of throwing a ball in to put it into play
goal-kick - (rugby) an attempt to kick a goal
scrum, scrummage - (rugby) the method of beginning play in which the forwards of each team crouch side by side with locked arms; play starts when the ball is thrown in between them and the two sides compete for possession
football, football game - any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
knock on - (rugby) knocking the ball forward while trying to catch it (a foul)
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
hooker - (rugby) the player in the middle of the front row of the scrum who tries to capture the ball with the foot
winger - (sports) player in wing position
hook - secure with the foot; "hook the ball"
hack - kick on the shins
Translations

rugger

[ˈrʌgər] n (British)rugby m
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As I have said, I am the skipper of the Rugger team of Cambridge 'Varsity, and Godfrey Staunton is my best man.
CHAPTER SIX James the Tactics Had Carwyn written the story of his own life, there is no doubt what its title would have been, and indeed, he pencilled it several times on the manuscripts which he never completed - A Rugger Man.
Surely the main purpose of building this in the first case was to transport people to the Arena for football and rugger matches.
Winter sports rookie Snowy Joey eclipsed royal rugger bugger Mike Tindall.
Few would disagree that the Rugby World Cup would bring huge benefits to many more than rugger fans.
IT should have come as no surprise to anyone that Paul Sculthorpe won the Rugger In The Ring charity boxing event the other week.
I SEE we have yet another company putting its name to the home of soccer and rugger - it is the John Smith's Stadium.
Rugger had the idea to host a VIP launch party to showcase the new 'Black Diamond Edition' Diamondback on San Antonio's famed Riverwalk and we told him to run with it.
Professional football, argue rugger fans, is bedevilled with pampered over-paid stars whose sole concern is their own image and the cash they can pocket for hawking it around.
But the four rugger regulars at the bottom of this pretty pile-up had to admit defeat to the girls after a hard fought match.
Both colors are visible until the temperature rugger is reached.
The British were unbeatable on the football, cricket and rugger pitches for a century or more.