—v.ruf'hous", -houz"), [key]
—n., pl. -hous•esPronunciation: (-hou"ziz), [key]
—v., -housedPronunciation: (-houst", -houzd"), [key] -hous•ingPronunciation: (-hou"sing, -zing). [key]
rough, disorderly playing, esp. indoors.
to engage in rough, disorderly play.
to handle roughly but with playful intent: to roughhouse the cat.
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