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1. Shod with horseshoes having projecting nails or points to prevent slipping.
2. Marked by brutal force: Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks.
ride roughshod over
To treat with brutal force: a manager who rode roughshod over all opposition.
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(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) (of a horse) shod with rough-bottomed shoes to prevent sliding
ride roughshod over to domineer over or act with complete disregard for
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
shod with horseshoes having projecting nails or points.Idioms:
ride roughshod over, to treat harshly, esp. in order to advance oneself.
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|Adj.||1.||roughshod - (of a horse) having horseshoes with projecting nails to prevent slipping|
|2.||roughshod - (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering; "a barbarous crime"; "brutal beatings"; "cruel tortures"; "Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks"; "a savage slap"; "vicious kicks"|
inhumane - lacking and reflecting lack of pity or compassion; "humans are innately inhumane; this explains much of the misery and suffering in the world"; "biological weapons are considered too inhumane to be used"
|3.||roughshod - unjustly domineering; "incensed at the government's heavy-handed economic policies"; "a manager who rode roughshod over all opposition"|
domineering - tending to domineer
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roughshod[ˈrʌfʃɒd] ADV to ride roughshod over sth/sb → pisotear algo/a algn
he thinks he can ride roughshod over the wishes of the majority → se cree que puede saltarse a la torera or pisotear la voluntad de la mayoría
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
to ride roughshod over sb → ne tenir aucun compte de qn
to ride roughshod over sth [+ concerns, advice, wishes] → ne tenir aucun compte de qchrough work n (= draft) → brouillon m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
roughshod[ˈrʌfˌʃɒd] adv to ride roughshod over (person) → mettere sotto i piedi; (objection) → non badare minimamente a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995