A person whose behavior is rough, quarrelsome, and disorderly; hoodlum
A tough and aggressive or violent youth.
(Informal) A tough person; thug
(Uncountable) Bully beef.
Something said to be the cause of particular trouble or an evil:
A cutthroat or ruffian; a hoodlum.
A mean, worthless fellow; a rascal; a villain; a person without honour or virtue.
A punk rocker.
A tough, often aggressive or violent youth.
The definition of a gangster is a criminal who is a member of an organized gang or crime ring.
A ruffian or thug, esp. one hired to help break a strike, etc.
A thug; a tough.
(Chiefly British Slang) A victim or dupe.
The definition of a rascal is a person who is playfully mischievous or badly behaved.
The initial movement in a task or undertaking:
Find another word for ruffians. In this page you can discover 24 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ruffians, like: yobboes, rowdies, roughnecks, hooligans, toughs, bullies, brutes, villains, thugs, scoundrels and punks.