British Sleep in uncomfortable conditions, typically out of doors: he spent the night sleeping rough on the streets
More example sentences
- After being made redundant, she slept rough for a few nights in a derelict building and was unlucky enough to be caught in a heavy frost.
- They all slept rough the previous night and many managed to blank out the morning sniffing glue.
- On average three people a night sleep rough in Richmond.
Definition of sleep rough in:
- The US English dictionary