Definitions for ruffianˈrʌf i ən, ˈrʌf yən
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bully, tough, hooligan, ruffian, roughneck, rowdy, yob, yobo, yobbo(noun)
a cruel and brutal fellow
A scoundrel, rascal, or unprincipled, deceitful, brutal and unreliable person.
a pimp; a pander; also, a paramour
a boisterous, cruel, brutal fellow; a desperate fellow ready for murderous or cruel deeds; a cutthroat
brutal; cruel; savagely boisterous; murderous; as, ruffian rage
to play the ruffian; to rage; to raise tumult
Ruffian was an American champion thoroughbred racehorse. Ruffian was ranked among the top U.S. racehorses of the 20th century by Blood-Horse magazine. Her story was told in 2007 film Ruffian.
Translations for ruffian
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- rettelöijä, räyhääjä, öykkäriFinnish
- rufian, voyou, bruteFrench
- schurk, schelmDutch
- негодяй, хулиган, буянRussian
- грубијан, siledžija, силеџијаSerbo-Croatian
- rackare, slyngel, skurk, lymmelSwedish
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