RUFFIANISM Definition


Pronunciation: RUF ee un is um

Synonym: Brute, bully, gangster, hoodlum, rowdy, scoundrel, thug, tough, villain
Antonym: Gentle behavior, soft, kind, calm

Definition:
1) A tough or rowdy person
2) Violent and lawless behavior, brutal

Sentence:
1) A gang of ruffians were preying upon people who ventured into that section of town