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roughrider

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noun rough·ri·der \ˈrəf-ˈrī-dər\

Definition of roughrider

  1. 1 :  one who is accustomed to riding unbroken or little-trained horses

  2. 2 usually Rough Rider :  a member of the first United States Volunteer Cavalry regiment in the Spanish-American War commanded by Theodore Roosevelt



1733

First Known Use of roughrider

1733


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