Thesaurus / roughneck
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And as long as youre rooming with me—which I hope wont be long—Ill ask you to cut out that roughneck stuff.

Full-Back FosterRalph Henry Barbour

It was mighty slow, an' I'm still a roughneck; but I'm gettin' on.

The MuckerEdgar Rice Burroughs

I kind of gloried in being a roughneck, I reckon, he added with a wry smile.

The Heart of Canyon PassThomas K. Holmes

I copped it on the high seas—flotsam and jetsam,' says the 'roughneck.'

But I expect one cabaret is about like another in these roughneck towns.

The Heart of Canyon PassThomas K. Holmes

And maybe she was right, too, for it would be a frightful bore to have to live in such close quarters with some roughneck.

Full-Back FosterRalph Henry Barbour

And some of these roughneck humourists will congratulate us on golf becoming one of the vital, red-blooded sports!

Fore!Charles Emmett Van Loan

That's the goody-good kid that got caught in the roughneck stuff over at the Club.

A Boy KnightMartin J. (Martin Jerome) Scott

He could almost hear passersby say "goody-good" and "roughneck."

A Boy KnightMartin J. (Martin Jerome) Scott

"Afraid I'm rather a roughneck in that respect," said Dalgetty.

The Sensitive ManPoul William Anderson

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