Definitions for roughshod

Definitions for (adj) roughshod

Main entry: heavy-handed, roughshod

Definition: unjustly domineering

Usage: incensed at the government's heavy-handed economic policies; a manager who rode roughshod over all opposition

Main entry: brutal, barbarous, cruel, vicious, savage, roughshod, fell

Definition: (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering

Usage: a barbarous crime; brutal beatings; cruel tortures; Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks; a savage slap; vicious kicks

Main entry: roughshod

Definition: (of a horse) having horseshoes with projecting nails to prevent slipping

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