ruffianly

[ ruhf-ee-uhn, ruhf-yuhn ]SEE DEFINITION OF ruffianly
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In all probability Jake had nothing to do with the ruffianly raider.

There was a sort of ruffianly familiarity, a superiority, a scorn in it.

Ruffianly characters are often encountered in the Maine wilderness.

He is a blustering, ruffianly fellow, full of 'strange oaths.'

They seized me and in vain did I struggle in their ruffianly grasp.

“The pass-word; the pass-word,” demanded the ruffianly pair.

It was a pinnace filled with ruffianly fellows, more than a score of them.

There was a knowing smile on more than one of the ruffianly faces.

See also, on this ruffianly expedition, Chalmers' Caledonia, vol.

This ranch belongs to me, and you and your ruffianly friends will leave it.

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