HyperDic: roughshod

English > 3 senses of the word roughshod:
ADJECTIVEallroughshod(of a horse) having horseshoes with projecting nails to prevent slipping
allroughshod, barbarous, brutal, cruel, fell, savage, vicious(of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
allroughshod, heavy-handedunjustly domineering
roughshod > pronunciation
Soundsrah'fshaa'd
Rhymesarthropod ... wad: 38 rhymes with aad...
English > roughshod: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of a horse) having horseshoes with projecting nails to prevent slipping.
Broadershod, shodden, shoedWearing footgear
Spanishherrado
English > roughshod: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering.
Example "Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks"
Synonymsbarbarous, brutal, cruel, fell, savage, vicious
Broaderinhumanelacking and reflecting lack of pity / pity or compassion / compassion
Spanishatroz, bárbaro, brutal, cruel, feroz, salvaje
Catalanatroç, bàrbar, brutal, cruel, feroç, ferotge, salvatge
English > roughshod: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningunjustly domineering.
Example "a manager who rode roughshod over all opposition"
Synonymheavy-handed
Broaderdomineeringtending to domineer
Spanishcruel, severo

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