rough up

phrasal verb
roughed up; roughing up; roughs up

Definition of rough up

informal
: to hit and hurt (someone) The prisoner claimed that he was roughed up by the guards.

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“Rough up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rough%20up. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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