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English definition of “roughhouse”

roughhouse

noun [C usually singular]     /ˈrʌf.haʊs/ US or old-fashioned
a fight between many people, without weaponsViolent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badly
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