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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Resembling, suggesting, or being an aggressive and violent young criminal

Usage examples (31)
  • The usual caveat about asking opinions of people in thuggish, authoritarian regimes applies in her case.
  • What we have would be better described as thuggish paramilitary units occupying what they regard as hostile territory.
  • Which is the crudest kind of thuggish blackmail, often purveyed by the DLC type.
  • "National Review" editor Rich Lowry has accused department officials of "thuggish" behavior. for more
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