Definition of roughhouse verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

roughhouse

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈrʌfhaʊs//
 
, NAmE//ˈrʌfhaʊz//
 
[intransitive, transitive]roughhouse (somebody)(informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they roughhouse
 
,
 
he / she / it roughhouses
 
past simple roughhoused
 
-ing form roughhousing
 
 
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to fight someone or play with someone roughly Quit roughhousing, you two!
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: roughhouse