One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘she was set upon by a gang of young ruffians’
thug, roughneck, scoundrel, villain, rogue, rascal, lout, hooligan, hoodlum, vandal, delinquent, rowdy, bully boy, bully, brute
informal tough, bruiser, heavy, gorilla, yahoo
British informal rough, yob, yobbo, bovver boy, lager lout, chav, hoodie
Northern English Scottish informal keelie, ned
North American informal hood, goon
NZ Australian informal roughie, hoon
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