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rough stuff

noun, Informal.
1.
violence, as physical assault, torture or shooting.
2.
unnecessary violence or infractions of the rules, as in sports.
3.
blatant vulgarity or obscenity.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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British Dictionary definitions for rough-stuff

rough stuff

noun
1.
(informal) violence
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Slang definitions & phrases for rough-stuff

rough stuff

noun phrase
  1. Physical violence; mayhem: have graduated from the ''rough stuff'' class (1913+)
  2. Obscenity; profanity; porn (1950s+)

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