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    coolfool is offline Junior Member
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    Default What is rough-trade wines?

    The following is a piece of conversation. The exact meaning of the red words that I find in dictionaries isn't fit under the circumstances.

    I don't care about big and expensive wines anymore. I like rough trade when it comes to wine whatever the local wine is.

    Can anyone lend a hand?

    Thanks.

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    Default Re: What is rough-trade wines?

    Roughly, this means that he prefers common, probably low cost, wine, rather than the more well known and expensive wines. "rough trade" usually refers to that which the common people use.

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    Default Re: What is rough-trade wines?

    "Rough trade" has a more vulgar general definition, referring to prostitution where the prostitutes (frequently homosexual) have the appearance of being from a lower social class.

    "The man went down to the docks in the hopes of picking up a bit of rough trade."

    (If you Google "definition of rough trade" you should get the same results I did. For some reason, I can't post links this morning - sorry.)
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