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rough•house



Pronunciation: (
n.ruf'hous";
v.ruf'hous", -houz"),
[key]
n., pl. -hous•esPronunciation: (-hou"ziz), [key]
v., -housedPronunciation: (-houst", -houzd"), [key] -hous•ingPronunciation: (-hou"sing, -zing). [key]


n.
rough, disorderly playing, esp. indoors.

v.i.
to engage in rough, disorderly play.

v.t.
to handle roughly but with playful intent: to roughhouse the cat.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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