- a person who breaks horses to the saddle.
- a person accustomed to rough or hard riding.
Origin of roughrider
Related Words for roughriderjockey, equestrian, cowboy, postilion, gaucho, broncobuster, roughrider, cavalryman, dragoon, buckaroo, equerry
Examples from the Web for roughrider
Historical Examples of roughrider
Then he stiffened and in all visible regards was again Old Chesty, the roughrider.Local Color
Irvin S. Cobb
I was described as his 'man Friday,' and as 'Roughrider Anderson.'Against Home Rule (1912)
Once active members of real Society; no woman could go back to "society," any more than a roughrider could return to a hobbyhorse.Our Androcentric Culture, or The Man Made World
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Underneath a roughrider hat Burton glimpsed her face as she looked off across the fields that marked the beginning of the course.Frank of Freedom Hill
Samuel A. Derieux
- a rider of wild or unbroken horses