a bit rough

a bit rough
Australian Slang
unfair or unjust

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  • A bit rough — unfair or unjust …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • 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

  • rough — [[t]rʌ̱f[/t]] ♦♦♦ rougher, roughest, roughs, roughing, roughed 1) ADJ GRADED If a surface is rough, it is uneven and not smooth. His hands were rough and calloused, from years of karate practice... Grace made her way slowly across the rough… …   English dictionary

  • rough — 1. adjective 1) rough ground Syn: uneven, irregular, bumpy, lumpy, knobbly, stony, rocky, rugged, rutted, pitted, rutty Ant: smooth, flat 2) …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • rough and ready — also rough and ready 1) ADJ GRADED A rough and ready solution or method is one that is rather simple and not very exact because it has been thought of or done in a hurry. Here is a rough and ready measurement. 2) ADJ GRADED A rough and ready… …   English dictionary

  • rough and ready — 1. if you do something in a rough and ready way, you do it quickly and without preparing it carefully. I ve done a rough and ready translation of the instructions. I hope it s clear enough. 2. not very polite or well educated. Just a warning… …   New idioms dictionary

  • rough around the edges — having a few imperfections until we clean up and lay down the new carpet, it s going to look a little rough around the edges ■ not refined Donnie is a bit rough around the edges, but she loves him …   Useful english dictionary

  • rough and ready — adjective crude or unpolished, but still fit for use; good enough The plan is a bit rough and ready in places, but I think itll still work …   Wiktionary

  • Bit By Bats — are an Australian three piece originally hailing from Adelaide, now living in Melbourne. Forming in 2003, the band had existed just a matter of weeks when they laid down their first demo (later released as their first ep). They sent it in as a CD …   Wikipedia