a person who breaks horses to the saddle.
a person accustomed to rough or hard riding.
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How to use roughrider in a sentence
She is reported to have thrashed her man in her time, and is said to be a crack shot and the best roughrider for miles round.The Girl of the Period and Other Social Essays, Vol. II (of 2) | Eliza Lynn Linton
Then he stiffened and in all visible regards was again Old Chesty, the roughrider.Local Color | Irvin S. Cobb
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
I was described as his 'man Friday,' and as 'roughrider Anderson.'Against Home Rule (1912) | Various
British Dictionary definitions for roughrider
a rider of wild or unbroken horses
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