roughhouse

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See also: rough-house and rough house

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹʌf.haʊs/
  • IPA(key): /ˈɹʌf.haʊz/ (verb also)

Noun[edit]

roughhouse (uncountable)

  1. rowdy behaviour

Verb[edit]

roughhouse (third-person singular simple present roughhouses, present participle roughhousing, simple past and past participle roughhoused)

  1. To behave rowdily or violently.
  2. To treat roughly or violently.

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