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roughhouse

play
noun rough·house \ˈrəf-ˌhau̇s\

Definition of roughhouse

  1. :  violence or rough boisterous play



Examples of roughhouse in a sentence

  1. <their parents simply wouldn't tolerate any roughhouse in the living room>



1887

First Known Use of roughhouse

1887

Rhymes with roughhouse

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roughhouse

play
verb rough·house \-ˌhau̇s, -ˌhau̇z\

Simple Definition of roughhouse

  • : to play in a rough and noisy way

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of roughhouse

roughhoused

roughhousing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to treat in a boisterously rough manner

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to engage in roughhouse

Examples of roughhouse in a sentence

  1. The kids were roughhousing in the living room.



1902

First Known Use of roughhouse

1902

Rhymes with roughhouse

arouse, carouse, delouse, rehouse, warehouse



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