Buggy vs Ruggy - What's the difference?

buggy | ruggy |


As adjectives the difference between buggy and ruggy

is that buggy is infested with insects while ruggy is (obsolete) rugged; rough.

As a noun buggy

is a small horse-drawn cart.

buggy

English

Noun

(buggies)
  • A small horse-drawn cart.
  • *
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  • A small motor vehicle, such as a dune buggy.
  • (UK) A pushchair; a stroller.
  • (Canada, southern US) A shopping cart or trolley.
  • Synonyms

    * (pushchair) stroller

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Infested with insects
  • (computing) Containing programming errors
  • This software is so buggy that I don't know how anyone can use it!
  • Resembling an insect
  • Derived terms

    * baby buggy * bugginess * buggy eyes

    ruggy

    English

    Adjective

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