World English Dictionary
roughie1 (ˈrʌfɪ)
orange roughy, ruff, Also called: tommy rough a small food fish of the family Arripididae, found in southern and western Australian waters

World English Dictionary
1.  something unfair, esp a trick: he put a roughie over
2.  (in horse racing) an outsider that wins

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Main Entry:  roughie1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a shrewd or unfair act, esp. a joke or trick
Example:  They put a roughie over him.
Etymology:  1939
Usage:  Australian slang
Main Entry:  roughie2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a rough person; hooligan
Example:  The roughies were hanging out at the fairgrounds.
Etymology:  1905
Usage:  Australian slang's 21st Century Lexicon
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