An animal other than a human; a beast.
A cutthroat trout.
A dangerous, reckless criminal; bold outlaw
A member of an organized group of criminals; a racketeer.
An evil person; criminal; villain
A gangster; a thug.
A person who hurts, frightens, or tyrannizes over those who are smaller or weaker
A protective canopy, as above a cookstove, often containing a fan, for exhausting heat, smoke, and fumes
Any rowdy or violent person
A creature having a strange or frightening appearance.
A style, originating among fans of punk rock, characterized by motley clothes, oddly clipped hair, etc.
A worker on an oil drilling rig, esp. a member of the crew which feeds pipe into the well
A mean, immoral, or wicked person; rascal
A rough, brutal hoodlum, gangster, robber, etc.
(Informal) A tough person; thug
A person guilty of or likely to commit great crimes; evil or wicked person; scoundrel
A heavy drinking cup of earthenware or metal, having a handle
A tough person; ruffian
(Australia, uncountable, informal) Cheap or inferior cask wine.
(Slang) A powerfully built, aggressive, and often crude man.
(Brit., Slang) A hoodlum or lout
a cruel and brutal fellow
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