roughhousing


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rough·house

 (rŭf′hous′)
n.
Rowdy, uproarious behavior or play.
v. (also rŭf′houz′) rough·housed, rough·hous·ing, rough·hous·es
v.intr.
To engage in rowdy, uproarious behavior or play.
v.tr.
To handle or treat roughly, usually in fun.

roughhousing

(ˈrʌfˌhaʊsɪŋ)
n
informal the act of behaving in a boisterous or rough way
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