roughrider


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rough·rid·er

 (rŭf′rī′dər)
n.
1. A skilled rider of little-trained horses, especially one who breaks horses for riding.
2. Rough Rider A member of the First US Volunteer Cavalry regiment under Theodore Roosevelt in the Spanish-American War.

roughrider

(ˈrʌfˌraɪdə)
n
a rider of wild or unbroken horses

rough•rid•er

(ˈrʌfˈraɪ dər)

n.
1. a person who breaks horses to the saddle.
2. a person accustomed to rough or hard riding.
[1725–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.roughrider - a horseman skilled at breaking wild horses to the saddle
equestrian, horseback rider, horseman - a man skilled in equitation
Translations

roughrider

[ˈrʌfˌraɪdəʳ] Ndomador(a) m/f de caballos
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