Definition of roughing in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈrʌfɪŋ/


[mass noun] Ice Hockey
Unnecessary or excessive use of force, for which a minor penalty may be given.
Example sentences
  • There were so many ridiculous penalties for body contact and roughing that I felt like the referee was playing schoolmaster to the players.

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