Ruggy vs Rugby - What's the difference?

ruggy | rugby |


As an adjective ruggy

is (obsolete) rugged; rough.

As a proper noun rugby is

a town in warwickshire, england, where the sport of rugby is thought to have originated.

ruggy

English

Adjective

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

    rugby

    English

    Alternative forms

    * Rugby

    Noun

    (-)
  • A sport where players can hold or kick an ovoid ball. The ball cannot be handled forwards and points are scored by touching the ball to the ground in the area past their opponent’s territory or kicking the ball between goalposts and over a crossbar.
  • The scrum is a distinctive element of rugby .

    Synonyms

    * rugby football, rugger

    Derived terms

    * chesterfield rugby * rugby ball * rugby league * rugby player * rugby sevens * rugby union

    See also

    * ("rugby" on Wikipedia) ----