rock-ribbed

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rock-ribbed

(rŏk′rĭbd′)
adj.
1. Having rocks or rock outcroppings; rocky.
2. Firm and unyielding, especially with regard to one's principles, loyalties, or beliefs: a rock-ribbed conservative.

rock-ribbed

adj
US firm; uncompromising

rock′-ribbed`



adj.
1. having ribs or ridges of rock.
2. unyielding; confirmed and uncompromising.
[1770–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.rock-ribbed - abounding in or bordered by rocky cliffs or scarps; "the rock-ribbed coast of Maine"
rough, unsmooth - having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"
2.rock-ribbed - tradition-bound and obstinately opinionated; "an inflexible (or die-hard) conservative"; "rock-ribbed republican"
inflexible - incapable of change; "a man of inflexible purpose"