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Definition of "roughnecks" [roughnecks]

  • Plural form of roughneck. (noun)

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Use "roughnecks" in a sentence
  • "Wellsboro, business at In My Shoes is up 20 percent in the past year as the "roughnecks" have flocked to town from the gas fields of Texas and Wyoming."
  • "There was much anger at the roughnecks, but there was no doubt who the shared enemy was: Boris Johnson."
  • "But he led Texas from the age of cowboys and cotton farmers, roughnecks and Rangers, to the modern era of astronauts and engineers, high tech and telecom."