roughish [ruhf-ish] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- rather : a roughish sea.
Origin of roughish First recorded in 1755–65;+ Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for roughish Historical Examples of roughish
From this state of bliss he was rudely awakened by a roughish poke in the back.
I’ll watch him, and we can make a roughish sort of bed with the cushions from the gig.
“Lemons and lamprey” must have had a roughish seat, atop of pig and sour cream.
They say he gave his wife a roughish time of it occasionally.
Henry Rider Haggard
Even as the clerk had said he was a roughish looking customer, and he was sober.
British Dictionary definitions for roughish roughish adjective
- somewhat rough
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