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)
something unfair, esp a trick: he put a roughie over
(in horse racing) an outsider that wins
a rough person; hooligan
The roughies were hanging out at the fairgrounds.
noun, Building Trades. 1. the act or process of applying a base coat of plaster to a masonry surface. 2. the act or process of installing plumbing that will later be concealed.
noun, Metallurgy. 1. a rolling mill for converting steel ingots into blooms, billets, or slabs.
adjective 1. rather rough: a roughish sea. adjective 1. somewhat rough
- Rough-legged buzzard
noun 1. a buzzard, Buteo lagopus, of Europe, Asia, and North America, having feathers covering its legs