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roughhouse

and roughneck
1. n. a mean kid; a boisterous child, usually male. Jimmy! Stop acting like such a roughhouse.
2. in. to be boisterous. The boys broke the lamp when they were roughnecking around in the family room.
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While the traditional picture of roughhousing includes fathers, in a pinch, mothers can throw their children around with the best of them.
Washington, June 20 (ANI): A study by Australian researchers has indicated that dad playing roughhousing with his young children is crucially important in the development of kids.
There is also to be no throwing of stones or mulch, no littering, no smoking in and around the park on public property, no pets, no roughhousing or inappropriate displays of affection, no foul language, no glass bottles, no sitting on the park fence, no bullying or harassment, no baseballs, softballs or footballs and no alcohol or illegal drugs.
Common sense, and an appropriate sensitivity to social context, will enable courts and juries to distinguish between simple teasing or roughhousing among members of the same sex, and conduct which a reasonable person in the plaintiff's position would find severely hostile or abusive.
To recapture the spontaneous irreverence of that primal form, contemporary choreographers in Australia, England, and the United States have dodged the sophisticated blandishments of mirror-bright patent leather shoes and satin lapels to get down to the loud, funny, innocent, and roughhousing spirit of the founders.
Avoid roughhousing - Some kids love to play rough and tumble, but this type of behavior can result in injury.
It showed what appeared to be a man and youth either roughhousing or scuffling.
A Los Angeles County animal control spokeswoman told KCAL (Channel 9) that the boy was roughhousing with the large canine in the foyer of the home when the dog bit him in the face, scraping his skin.
Recalling late nights in bars, it's full of snake hips, woozy slow-motion fumbling, suggestions of country line dancing, and more than a little roughhousing between the sexes.
Roller Derby is predominantly a female sport and is known for its roughhousing thrills.
In her Lunatic Girl, a rough-and-tumble athletic affair for herself and dancers Marintha Tewksbury and Jo Kreiter, she recalled the tomfoolery and roughhousing of sisterly relations but also of her sibling's growing terror of isolation.
Paul advises parents to review summer safety tips, including instructions on where to play (away from bodies of water, traffic or in parking lots); what to wear to protect against serious injury (helmets, reflective clothing, kneepads, elbow pads and a horn or bell); how to drive motor-powered toys; and also to reinforce guideline to curb roughhousing or rough play.
The child's injuries were inflicted with great force and were not consistent with playing or roughhousing, Pena testified.
It's just another party, I guess,'' says the youth during a break in the roughhousing.