FANDOM


Rough (Word Meaning)

Type

Northern English Slang

Uses

Descriptive and Explanitory Verb

Origins

Explanitory Jamaican Verb

Official Term?

No

Meaning

expression identifying a specific person or place. Generally something of bad backround.

Place

Generally in urban areas

Rough is a common slang expression used to express a place or person, it is commonly mentioned in Northern England, for example; That lad is well rough, Old Goole is rough as owt.

OriginsEdit

This terms origins are of Jamaican/Carribean urban slang, originally from mis-descriptive talking between two people, this term became a popular use of slang in the UK in the mid 1990s, generally in Northern England, however sometimes used in the Midlands.

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.