Ruggy vs Fuggy - What's the difference?

ruggy | fuggy |


As adjectives the difference between ruggy and fuggy

is that ruggy is (obsolete) rugged; rough while fuggy is muggy, stuffy, with bad ventilation.

ruggy

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (obsolete) rugged; rough
  • With ruggy , ashy hairs. — Chaucer.
    (Webster 1913)

    fuggy

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • muggy, stuffy, with bad ventilation
  • * {{quote-book, year=1921, author=Clutha N. Mackenzie, title=The Tale of a Trooper, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Mac and Smoky scorned the fuggy atmosphere of the lower decks, and proceeded to select a breezy spot on the after boat-deck. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1905, author=Horace Annesley Vachell, title=The Hill, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage="It's horribly fuggy in here, and I've Jambi[1] to do; but I'm not going till you give me your word that you'll leave young Kinloch alone." }}