Definition of Rough sledding

1. Noun. A difficulty that can be overcome with effort. "Analysts predicted rough sledding for handset makers"

Exact synonyms: Hard Time
Generic synonyms: Difficulty



Definition of Rough sledding

1. Noun. (idiomatic) A difficult period of time. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rough Sledding

rough colony
rough cut
rough diamond
rough drawing
rough endoplasmic reticulum
rough fish
rough green snake
rough horsetail
rough horsetails
rough house
rough in
rough line
rough microsome
rough out
rough pea
rough sledding (current term)
rough strain
rough trees
rough trot
rough up
rough up the bullpen
rough water
roughage
roughages
roughback
roughbacks
roughcast
roughcaster
roughcasters

Literary usage of Rough sledding

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1. The Iron Man in Industry: An Outline of the Social Significances of by Arthur Pound (1922)
"Where these concepts have no place in the popular mind, there industry will have rough sledding, and can become efficient only through a system of force and ..."

2. The Iron Man in Industry: An Outline of the Social Significances of by Arthur Pound (1922)
"Where these concepts have no place in the popular mind, there industry will have rough sledding, and can become efficient only through a system of force and ..."

3. The Declaration of Independence: A Study in the History of Political Ideas by Carl Lotus Becker (1922)
"... excluding every idea of taxation internal or external, for raising a revenue on the subjects, in America, without their consent.1 rough sledding this; ..."

4. Woodrow Wilson as President by Eugene Clyde Brooks, Woodrow Wilson (1916)
"And it was already apparent that the bill would have rough sledding in the Senate. There was a feeling that the House had rushed the matter through without ..."

5. Every Teacher's Problems by William Everett Stark (1922)
"I had pretty rough sledding before I got a secure foothold. Several times I had to dance on the ragged edge. If I had not taken risks, I should probably be ..."

6. Every Teacher's Problems by William Everett Stark (1922)
"I had pretty rough sledding before I got a secure foothold. Several times I had to dance on the ragged edge. If I had not taken risks, I should probably be ..."

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