Definition of roughing in English:


Syllabification: rough·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈrəfiNG


Ice Hockey
  • 1Unnecessary or excessive use of force, for which a penalty may be assessed: both players draw five minutes for roughing
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    • There were so many ridiculous penalties for body contact and roughing that I felt like the referee was playing schoolmaster to the players.
  • 1.1 Football Illegal bodily contact with the quarterback or kicker, for which a penalty is assessed.

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