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1. ruffian

noun. a cruel and brutal fellow.

Synonyms

  • assailant
  • aggressor
  • yobo
  • tough guy
  • assaulter
  • roughneck
  • yob
  • bullyboy
  • muscle
  • tough
  • muscleman
  • plug-ugly
  • yobbo
  • rowdy
  • hooligan
  • bully
  • skinhead

Antonyms

  • edible
  • delicate
  • inexperienced
  • weak

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Sentences with ruffian


1. Noun, singular or mass
Because the southern English ponce will do anything to avoid a fight, he will attempt to sway the argument of a beer-swilling ruffian armed with nothing but a logical argument.

2. Adjective
A ruffian look that emerges from neighborhoods as opposed to fashion dictated by designers and Wall Street.

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