Synonyms of thug in English:

thug


See definition of thug

noun

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SYNONYMS

ruffian, hoodlum, bully boy, bully, bandit, mugger, gangster, terrorist, gunman, murderer, killer, hitman, assassin, hooligan, vandal, Yardie

informal tough, bruiser, hired gun

British informal rough, bovver boy, lager lout, chav, hoodie

Northern English Scottish informal ned

North American informal hood, goon

NZ Australian informal roughie, hoon

dated cut-throat, desperado

rare myrmidon