rough stuff


noun Informal.

violence, as physical assault, torture or shooting.
unnecessary violence or infractions of the rules, as in sports.
blatant vulgarity or obscenity.

Origin of rough stuff

First recorded in 1885–90
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British Dictionary definitions for rough stuff

rough stuff

noun

informal violence
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