Definition of "rugger" [rugger]

  • Chiefly British Rugby. (noun)

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Use "rugger" in a sentence
  • "Many forms of amusement were created for the men, and football matches, both "rugger" and "soccer," were freely indulged in between batteries and brigades, while the full regimental band of one of the"
  • "My dad always pushed "rugger" and cricket and tennis on me and I do love these sports, although not, with the exception of cricket, with a passion."
  • "Harlequins have traditionally been regarded as the team of 'city boys' well-heeled Oxbridge types who work in finance and play a bit of 'rugger' at the weekend - in contrast to the"