Roughie



noun
1.
a small food fish of the family Arripididae, found in southern and western Australian waters Also called orange roughy, ruff, tommy rough
noun (Austral, slang)
1.
something unfair, esp a trick: he put a roughie over
2.
(in horse racing) an outsider that wins
noun

a rough person; hooligan
Examples

The roughies were hanging out at the fairgrounds.
Word Origin

1905
Usage Note

Australian slang
roughie

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