rude boy

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rude boy

n
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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Fury, who in November 2015 became the first fighter in 11 years to defeat Klitschko and transform the heavyweight picture into the one in which Joshua has thrived, then wrote: "I might be fat but you're a paper champ and paper-chinned weightlifting rudeboy, wannabe badman.
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A real highlight was the appearance of Death Of A Rudeboy in the encore.
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