violence, as physical assault, torture or shooting.
unnecessary violence or infractions of the rules, as in sports.
blatant vulgarity or obscenity.
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How to use rough stuff in a sentence
Positive relationships often serve as a buffer for the rough stuff in life.
But there were no beatings, no waterboarding, no rough stuff at all.
It's good practice for the rough stuff to come, when we blast out!The Planet Strappers | Raymond Zinke Gallun
As a matter of fact, they did it rather violently—a good deal more like movie rough stuff than the real thing.Sea-Hounds | Lewis R. Freeman
I know exactly what is inside—rough stuff, bought to maintain my disguise as a vaquero, but all the better for present purposes.His Unknown Wife | Louis Tracy
British Dictionary definitions for rough stuff
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