Definition of roughing in English:

roughing

Line breaks: rough|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈrʌfɪŋ
 
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noun

[mass noun] Ice Hockey
  • Unnecessary or excessive use of force, for which a minor penalty may be given.
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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.

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