roughs in English

noun
1
a disreputable and violent person.
Exhausted, the roughs finally shaken off, at 1 a.m. the sweat-soaked, frightened, and bedraggled dandy hammered at the door of his last-hope refuge.
2
(on a golf course) longer grass around the fairway and the green.
his second shot was in the rough on the left
verb
1
work or shape (something) in a rough, preliminary fashion.
flat surfaces of wood are roughed down
noun
verb
  • roughen make rough
  • rough inrough out

Use "roughs" in a sentence

Below are sample sentences containing the word "roughs" from the English Dictionary. We can refer to these sentence patterns for sentences in case of finding sample sentences with the word "roughs", or refer to the context using the word "roughs" in the English Dictionary.

1. I had no problem relating to the roughs and whatnot.

2. But already all the loafers and roughs in the place seemed to be congregated round the entrance, after the polite custom of the country to Chivy, or boo, or huzza those who went in