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  • n. Plural form of roughy.
  • n. Plural form of roughie.

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Examples

  • In carnival lingo, those part-time workers are called "roughies," and it was a nice little sideline for Kathy Cox, who also works as a substitute teacher.

    Record Article Feed

  • Various scholars and genre icons (Dick Miller, Vampira) also chime in with sometimes half-baked sociocultural analyses, but this 2000 documentary is most valuable for its harvest of excerpts from the lurid and long-forgotten "roughies" and "nudie cuties" of the 60s and from Corman's loose adaptations of Poe (some of which featured a fresh-faced though already demented Jack Nicholson). 90 min.

    Chicago Reader

  • It is interesting that many films you feature such as those by Sarno, Findlay and HG Lewis would be more likely classified as "roughies."

    Seminal Image Friday #4: The Last Days of Film noir

  • Still, it is interesting to see film noir lead to roughies and then to out and out porn.

    Seminal Image Friday #4: The Last Days of Film noir

  • I'm weel convinced Gabriel drapped the roughies in the water on purpose; he doesna like to see ony body do a thing better than himsell. '

    Guy Mannering, Or, the Astrologer — Complete

  • 'Laying the roughies to keep the cauld wind frae you, ye desperate do-nae-good.

    Guy Mannering, Or, the Astrologer — Complete

  • Tomás Švec presents … 10 roughies: disturbing, ext ...

    DC's

  • Pocket Power will probably be one of the shortest priced favourites in the history of this race so, unless you're prepared to bet a lot of money to win a lot of money, I suggest making him a banker in the Trifecta with the Field (bet cost R210) and hope for some real roughies to run into the places.

    News24

  • I’m weel convinced Gabriel drapped the roughies in the water on purpose; he doesna like to see ony body do a thing better than himsell.’

    Guy Mannering

  • ‘Laying the roughies to keep the cauld wind frae you, ye desperate do-nae-good.

    Guy Mannering

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