rough-house


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rough-house


Past participle: rough-housed
Gerund: rough-housing

Imperative
rough-house
rough-house
Present
I rough-house
you rough-house
he/she/it rough-houses
we rough-house
you rough-house
they rough-house
Preterite
I rough-housed
you rough-housed
he/she/it rough-housed
we rough-housed
you rough-housed
they rough-housed
Present Continuous
I am rough-housing
you are rough-housing
he/she/it is rough-housing
we are rough-housing
you are rough-housing
they are rough-housing
Present Perfect
I have rough-housed
you have rough-housed
he/she/it has rough-housed
we have rough-housed
you have rough-housed
they have rough-housed
Past Continuous
I was rough-housing
you were rough-housing
he/she/it was rough-housing
we were rough-housing
you were rough-housing
they were rough-housing
Past Perfect
I had rough-housed
you had rough-housed
he/she/it had rough-housed
we had rough-housed
you had rough-housed
they had rough-housed
Future
I will rough-house
you will rough-house
he/she/it will rough-house
we will rough-house
you will rough-house
they will rough-house
Future Perfect
I will have rough-housed
you will have rough-housed
he/she/it will have rough-housed
we will have rough-housed
you will have rough-housed
they will have rough-housed
Future Continuous
I will be rough-housing
you will be rough-housing
he/she/it will be rough-housing
we will be rough-housing
you will be rough-housing
they will be rough-housing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rough-housing
you have been rough-housing
he/she/it has been rough-housing
we have been rough-housing
you have been rough-housing
they have been rough-housing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rough-housing
you will have been rough-housing
he/she/it will have been rough-housing
we will have been rough-housing
you will have been rough-housing
they will have been rough-housing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rough-housing
you had been rough-housing
he/she/it had been rough-housing
we had been rough-housing
you had been rough-housing
they had been rough-housing
Conditional
I would rough-house
you would rough-house
he/she/it would rough-house
we would rough-house
you would rough-house
they would rough-house
Past Conditional
I would have rough-housed
you would have rough-housed
he/she/it would have rough-housed
we would have rough-housed
you would have rough-housed
they would have rough-housed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.rough-house - treat in a rough or boisterous manner
do by, treat, handle - interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently"
Translations

rough-house

[ˈrʌfˌhaʊs] n (fam) → zuffa, baruffa
References in classic literature ?
"They're goin' to have beer, an' if that Temescal bunch comes, there'll be a rough-house. I don't care, though.
"There's no use pulling off a rough-house," he counselled.
"It was just a little rough-house, that's all," said the Tottenhot.
"Talk about your rough-houses," Matt murmured gleefully, standing in the doorway and looking on.
The Rugby park side kept themselves in contention for Europe with a precious point at Ibrox - but they were slaughtered by Steven Gerrard for what he claims were rough-house tactics.
Zaha (below) complained about rough-house treatment after he was scythed down by Huddersfield Town's Mathias Jorgensen earlier this month.
Zaha complained publicly about rough-house treatment after he was scythed down by Huddersfield Town's Mathias Jorgensen.
It was an all-boys school, we would rough-house with each other," Judge told the publication, adding that "I don't remember any of that stuff going on with girls".
Pacquiao was thrown out of kilter by Horn's rough-house tactics a year ago and the Filipino's conditioning coach, Justin Fortune, said they had prepared for similar from the aggressive Argentine.
And after claiming Robertson was "out of his depth" in failing to clamp down on Accies' "caveman stuff", Lennon is adamant he simply wants to safeguard the safety of his players against any rough-house tactics.
Cyprus tried rough-house tactics in the reverse fixture in Cardiff with the referee brandishing a total of nine yellow cards and one red.
Wales stars were left angered by what they saw as a rough-house targeting of Bale in the previous clash between the sides when the hosts ran out 2-1 winners in Cardiff.