a bit of rough

a bit of rough

A person who has a lower socioeconomic status than his or her romantic partner. Primarily heard in UK. When Jenny, a refined and successful businesswoman, started dating a plumber, many of her colleagues secretly called him a bit of rough.
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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.
See also: bit, of, rough