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British English: /rʌf/
American English: /rəf/

Translation of rough in Italian:


  • 3 (approximate)
    (description, map, indication)
    (translation, calculation, figure, estimate)
    can you give me a rough idea of the cost?
    puoi darmi un'idea approssimativa del prezzo?
  • 4 (difficult)
    (life, period)
    duro, difficile
    it's rough on you, him
    è difficile per te, per lui
    we're having a rough time
    stiamo attraversando un periodo difficile
    to give somebody a rough ride
    rendere la vita difficile a qualcuno
    he's had a rough deal [informal]
    è stato trattato ingiustamente
  • 8 [informal] (unwell)to feel rough
    sentirsi a pezzi
    to look rough
    avere una brutta cera



  • 2 (Sport) (in golf)
    rough (masculine)

transitive verb


to cut up rough

= innervosirsi

to rough it

vivere alla buona

Phrasal verbs

rough in:

rough in [something]
(sketch) abbozzare
(estimate) dare un'idea di (figures, details)

rough off

(Technology) rough [something] off, rough off [something]

rough out:

rough out [something]
delineare, abbozzare (plan, proposal)
abbozzare (drawing)

rough up

[informal] rough [somebody] up, rough up [somebody] 1.1 (manhandle) 1.2 (beat up)
Definition of rough in:
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