British Dictionary definitions for roughie (2 of 2)
noun Australian slang
Examples from the Web for roughie
He ran—of course the noise got worse; he ran faster, and it grew louder—faster still—oh, my poor Roughie!
I can see Roughie'—for Rough, had considered it more manly to stay in the shop—'and Mr.—your papa, Celestina.The Rectory Children|Mrs Molesworth
Mr. Trevor glanced, still a little doubtfully, at Roughie in my arms.
But for my having him in my arms, he would have made an end of Roughie, and certainly I would never have told this story.