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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of roughhouse.

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Examples

  • The boy roughhoused with our new puppy—a husky we instantly fell in love with that had one blue eye and one green eye—that our stepfather had brought home one day from a farm as a surprise for us.

    History of a Suicide

  • They roughhoused for a great length of time; blood was drawn, minor bones were broken.

    Michael & The Reaper

  • The boy roughhoused with our new puppy—a husky we instantly fell in love with that had one blue eye and one green eye—that our stepfather had brought home one day from a farm as a surprise for us.

    History of a Suicide

  • Everyone roughhoused, men always found an excuse to touch their women, and if you did something well, you received literally a hundred slaps on the back.

    Kresley Cole Immortals After Dark: The Clan MacRieve

  • In the past, Kristen Dennison, Dover, Mass., was tempted to interfere when her husband Ed roughhoused with their sons, David, 2, and Benjamin, 6, swinging them above the floor or onto his shoulders.

    Mother, May I? Helping Moms Back Off So Dads Can Be Dads

  • While the other boys grumbled and roughhoused, David took the clothing into the guest bathroom to get dressed.

    The After Wife

  • While the other boys grumbled and roughhoused, David took the clothing into the guest bathroom to get dressed.

    The After Wife

  • Anyone who's roughhoused with a little kid and had them land a lucky blow knows how much damage a tiny opponent can do.

    Writing Kick-Butt Warrior Women

  • Everyone roughhoused, men always found an excuse to touch their women, and if you did something well, you received literally a hundred slaps on the back.

    A Hunger Like No Other

  • And perhaps she was being roughhoused a little bit and was considered, basically, a non-person for a lot of different reasons.

    CNN Transcript Apr 10, 2006

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