Definition of Roughhousing

1. Verb. (present participle of roughhouse) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Roughhousing

1. roughhouse [v] - See also: roughhouse

Lexicographical Neighbors of Roughhousing

rougher
roughers
roughest
roughhead
roughheads
roughhew
roughhewed
roughhewer
roughhewers
roughhewing
roughhewn
roughhews
roughhouse
roughhoused
roughhouses
roughhousing (current term)
roughie
roughies
roughing
roughing up
roughings
roughish
roughishly
roughleg
roughlegs
roughly
roughneck
roughnecked
roughnecking
roughnecks

Literary usage of Roughhousing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Study Of The Nature, Incidence, And Consequences Of Elementary School by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"Conversely, boys were were more likely to be injured while participating in groups sports, roughhousing and fighting, and running and jumping. ..."

2. Boot Camps for Juvenile Offenders: An Implementation Evaluation of Three by Blair B. Borque (1997)
"... inappropriate dress, or roughhousing. 19 Among other differences, the Conditions of Confinement study bases its calculations on the facility population ..."

3. Great American Universities by Edwin Emery Slosson (1910)
"Established customs of disorder, such as hazing, roughhousing, and rushing, have been abolished or reduced to comparatively innocuous forms. ..."

4. Great American Universities by Edwin Emery Slosson (1910)
"Established customs of disorder, such as hazing, roughhousing, and rushing, have been abolished or reduced to comparatively innocuous forms. ..."

5. The Politics of Law and Order: A History of the Bavarian Einwohnerwehr, 1918 by David Clay Large (1980)
"... personality, and political philosophy.16 Born in 1870 in the Oberpfalz, Escherich spent most of his childhood hunting and roughhousing. ..."

6. A Tenderfoot with Peary by George Borup (1911)
"We stayed there all the 25th, getting the ship in final shape for the roughhousing she'd get before we hit civilization, and early the next day the last ..."

7. Abandoned to the State: Cruelty and Neglect in Russian Orphanages by Kathleen Hunt (1999)
"... it is not to be confused with the typical roughhousing among fraternity brothers at universities in the United States. A brief catalogue of frequently ..."

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