ruffianly

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ruf·fi·an

 (rŭf′ē-ən, rŭf′yən)
n.
1. A tough or rowdy person.
2. A thug or gangster.

[French, pimp, from Old French rufien, from Old Provençal rufian, from Old Italian ruffiano.]

ruf′fi·an·ism n.
ruf′fi·an·ly adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ruffianly - violent and lawlessruffianly - violent and lawless; "the more ruffianly element"; "tough street gangs"
violent - acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity; "a violent attack"; "a violent person"; "violent feelings"; "a violent rage"; "felt a violent dislike"
Translations

ruffianly

[ˈrʌfɪənlɪ] ADJbrutal