Indie label; originated in the early 80s for post punk bands such as Gang of Four, Delta 5.
Now home to the strokes, moldy peaches, libertines, hidden cameras etc.
Rough Trade is rocking a rocking yoo!
violent, often brutal sex acts, or a person, usually a male prostitute, who looks like they participate in such acts.
My boyfriend looks like rough trade.
Someone, generally 'scruffy' looking, who participates in S/M type behavior.
He went down to the Dockside bars to look for some roughtrade.
...She makes me cream my jeans when she comes my way...--High School Confidential
Dirty poor white trash or rednecks who want a good blow job but have a macho nature about them that says no; may or may not rough up the giver just a bit.
Sandy preferred rough trade when he was horny and wanted to give somebody a blow job. He liked being called names and getting slapped around. He also liked smegma.
Females who are less than asthetically pleasing. Also can be females working the streets.
Those chicks are rough trade.
Youll want to stay away from that rough trade mate.