A violent criminal, esp. one who murders
One who behaves badly, often by breaking rules of conduct or the law.
One that is playfully mischievous.
A person whose behavior is rough, quarrelsome, and disorderly; hoodlum
A brute is defined as a savage, insensitive or uncivilized person.
A member of an organized group of criminals; a racketeer.
A gangster; a thug.
The definition of a hood is slang for a neighborhood.
(--- Informal) Any huge thing
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
(Informal) A tough person; thug
A person guilty of or likely to commit great crimes; evil or wicked person; scoundrel
A tough person; ruffian
A hoodlum, esp. a young one
The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
(Brit., Slang) A hoodlum or lout
Find another word for ruffian. In this page you can discover 34 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ruffian, like: cutthroat, miscreant, rascal, rowdy, brute, desperado, gangster, yobbo, hoodlum, bully and hood.