Meaning of “ride roughshod over sb/sth” in the English Dictionary

british dictionary

"ride roughshod over sb/sth" in British English

See all translations

ride roughshod over sb/sth

to do what you want without giving any attention to other people or their wishes:

They accused the government of riding roughshod over parliamentary procedure.

(Definition of “ride roughshod over sb/sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Need a translator?

Translator tool

Get a quick, free translation!