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ruffian

ruf·fi·an

ruffian

 
 
pronunciation:
ruh fi n
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part of speech: noun
definition: one who is tough and violent; bully; thug.
He was attacked by some ruffians in the parking lot outside the bar.
synonyms:
hoodlum, hooligan, rowdy, thug, tough
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