rude boy


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rude boy

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1. (Pop Music) (in Britain)a member of a group of often delinquent teenagers in the late 1970s and early 1980s, noted for listening to ska music and wearing suits with trilby or similar soft felt hats
2. (Pop Music) (in Jamaica)a member of a group of lower- or working-class teenagers in the 1960s, noted for listening to ska music and for juvenile delinquency: they inspired the later rude-boy fashion in Britain
Also called: rudie, rudy or rudi
[C20: originally Jamaican slang, from rude in the sense of coarse, vulgar, or uncouth]
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A rude boy on the bank immediately yelled out to a lagging chum to "hurry up and see real monkey on a stick.
My schoolfellows were boys, most rude boys, and obeyed the impulse of rude nature which bids the deer herd fall upon any stricken hart, the duck flock put to death any broken-winged brother or sister, and on all hands the strong tyrannise over the weak.
Last summer, when I was staying on the river, there were two rude boys, the miller's sons, who were always throwing stones at me.
MUSIC King Hammond and the Rude Boy Mafia Grammy award winning musician and former Nick Welsh is bringing his band, King Hammond and the Rude Boy Mafia, to the Longlands Club, Middlesbrough, on Friday.
Skinhead subculture had its roots in 1950s mods, however, by the late 1960s they were inspired by Jamaican rude boy styles and culture - especially ska, rocksteady and early reggae music.
The Rude Boy singer, 29, was spotted kissing the Saudi Arabian businessman passionately in a swimming pool while drinking champagne on a Spanish holiday this week.
Ri-Ri opened with Stay, then belted out X-rated Sex With Me and atmospheric Rude Boy.
From his 1970s hits to his larger-than-life appearance as a flamboyant rude boy in the movie Rockers, Leroy Smart is the real Don of Jamaican dancehall.
Yeah, neither had I, but listening to Rude Boy George play these songs is a ridiculous amount of fun.
The Mod-inspired night, organised by Cardiff's Rude Boy Promotions, is one of 23 across the county to raise money for the charity.
Rihanna's video Rude Boy also raised some concerns with her lyrics 'come on rude boy can you get it up .
Meanwhile, Rihanna's also celebrating at the moment as her single Rude Boy has reached the number one spot in the Billboard Hot 100.