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Definition of "roughing" []

  • (of a surface) not smooth; uneven or irregular (adjective)
  • (of ground) covered with scrub, boulders, etc (adjective)
  • Denoting or taking place on uncultivated ground (adjective)
  • Shaggy or hairy (adjective)
  • Turbulent; agitated (adjective)
  • (of the performance or motion of something) uneven; irregular (adjective)
  • (of behaviour or character) rude, coarse, ill mannered, inconsiderate, or violent (adjective)
  • Harsh or sharp (adjective)
  • Severe or unpleasant (adjective)
  • (of work, a task, etc) requiring physical rather than mental effort (adjective)
  • Ill or physically upset (adjective)
  • Unfair or unjust (adjective)
  • Harsh or grating to the ear (adjective)
  • Harsh to the taste (adjective)
  • Without refinement, luxury, etc (adjective)
  • Not polished or perfected in any detail; rudimentary; not elaborate (adjective)
  • Not prepared or dressed (adjective)
  • (of a guess, estimate, etc) approximate (adjective)
  • (of a chance) not good (adjective)
  • Having the sound of h; aspirated (adjective)
  • Rough ground (noun)
  • A sketch or preliminary piece of artwork (noun)
  • An unfinished or crude state (esp in the phrase in the rough) (noun)
  • The side of a racket on which the binding strings form an uneven line (noun)
  • A rough or violent person; thug (noun)
  • The unpleasant side of something (esp in the phrase take the rough with the smooth) (noun)
  • In a rough manner; roughly (adverb)
  • To make rough; roughen (verb)
  • To prepare (a sketch, report, piece of work, etc) in preliminary form (verb)
  • Present participle of rough. (verb)

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Use "roughing" in a sentence
  • "Penalties Back to top Period Team Time Player Type Level 1st period CAR 6: 03 Tuomo Ruutu tripping minor CAR 14: 45 Anton Babchuk interference minor 2nd period DAL 6: 45 Nicklas Grossman slashing minor CAR 15: 52 Dennis Seidenberg tripping minor DAL 19: 06 Steve Begin roughing minor 3rd period DAL 10: 09 Mark Fistric cross-checking minor DAL 12: 07 Trevor Daley delay-of-game minor"
  • "Penalties Back to top Period Team Time Player Type Level 1st period ATL 1: 54 Mathieu Schneider hooking minor 2nd period ATL 3: 57 Chris Thorburn holding minor TB 9: 47 Matt Smaby hooking minor ATL 19: 56 Tobias Enstrom tripping minor 3rd period TB 8: 21 Ryan Craig holding minor ATL 10: 21 Mathieu Schneider hooking minor TB 13: 14 Evgeny Artyukhin roughing minor ATL 13: 14 Chris Thorburn roughing minor"
  • "That led to a scrum which resulted in roughing penalties for Jagr and Johnny Oduya, who came to Brodeur's defense."