a bit of rough

British informal
someone that a person from a higher social class has a sexual relationship with because they consider their lack of education, culture, or politeness attractive

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • bit of rough — n British a lover of either sex who exhibits or feigns primitive, aggressive or socially inferior characteristics. A phrase often used joc ularly in the 1980s, originally a variation of the prostitutes and homosexual term rough trade. She s… …   Contemporary slang

  • bit of rough — informal a male sexual partner whose toughness or lack of sophistication is a source of attraction. → rough …   English new terms dictionary

  • bit of rough — noun a sexual partner (typically male) of a lower social class …   Wiktionary

  • bit of rough — Noun. A sexual partner below one s normal standards or believed class …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • bit of rough — Brit. informal a male sexual partner whose toughness or lack of sophistication is a source of attraction …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) bit of rough — a bit of rough british informal phrase someone that a person from a higher social class has a sexual relationship with because they consider their lack of education, culture, or politeness attractive Thesaurus: uneducated peoplesynonym degrees… …   Useful english dictionary

  • a bit of rough — (informal) A person, esp a man, whose unrefined manner is seen as sexually attractive • • • Main Entry: ↑rough …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) bit of rough — British, humorous someone, usually a man, from a lower social class than their sexual partner. Jenny s chatting up the barman again. She likes a bit of rough …   New idioms dictionary

  • rough — 1 /rVf/ adjective 1 NOT SMOOTH having an uneven surface: Her hands were rough from hard work. | A rough track led to the farm. | rough grass opposite smooth 1 (1) 2 NOT EXACT not exact or not containing many details approximate: This is just a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • rough — /rʌf / (say ruf) adjective 1. uneven from projections, irregularities, or breaks of surface; not smooth: rough boards; a rough road. 2. (of ground) wild; broken; covered with scrub, boulders, etc. 3. shaggy: a dog with a rough coat. 4. acting… …   Australian English dictionary

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