[ruhf-uh n-red-ee] /ˈrʌf ənˈrɛd i/
rough, rude, or crude, but good enough for the purpose:
a rough-and-ready estimate of future expenses.
exhibiting or showing rough vigor rather than refinement or delicacy:
a cowboy—the rough-and-ready type.
crude, unpolished, or hastily prepared, but sufficient for the purpose
(of a person) without formality or refinement; rudely vigorous
[ruhf-uh n-tuhm-buh l] /ˈrʌf ənˈtʌm bəl/ adjective 1. characterized by violent, random, disorderly action and struggles: a rough-and-tumble fight; He led an adventuresome, rough-and-tumble life. 2. given to such action. noun 3. rough and unrestrained competition, fighting, struggling, etc. rough-and-tumble noun 1. a fight or scuffle without rules adjective 2. characterized by roughness, disorderliness, and […]
- Rough around the edges
rough around the edges
- Rough as a cob
rough as a cob