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synonyms for ruffler

  • blowhard
  • blusterer
  • bouncer
  • braggadocio
  • egotist
  • vaunter
  • crower
  • fanfaron
  • gascon
  • rodomont
  • skite
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How to use ruffler in a sentence

To him your Bearnais is no better than a ruffler, a banditti captain, a guerilla chief.
THE WHITE PLUMES OF NAVARRESAMUEL RUTHERFORD CROCKETT
The boy shrank visibly beneath the touch, and again an expression of pain crossed the poor ruffler's face.
THE TAVERN KNIGHTRAFAEL SABATINI
And, as he slept, came swaggering by, the gay fop—the gallant of the city—the tavern-haunter—the ruffler—and the bully.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE AS HE LIVED.HENRY CURLING
Why, may I perish if it is not the same swashbuckling ruffler I once knew in London town!
SIR LUDARTALBOT BAINES REED
No doubt since the accomplishment was mine it became in her eyes characteristic of a bully and a ruffler.
THE SUITORS OF YVONNERAPHAEL SABATINI
Captain Thurot cast a somewhat cold and unsatisfied eye upon the ruffler, protesting the thing was unusual.
THE SHOES OF FORTUNENEIL MUNRO
He regarded them all not at all, showing no feeling of disgrace at his position, and no desire to carry himself as a ruffler.
CAN YOU FORGIVE HER?ANTHONY TROLLOPE
He was not a ruffler, but he thought it was his duty to give Mr. Pulliam a fair opportunity to wreak vengeance on him.
SCRIBNER'S MAGAZINE, VOLUME 26, JULY 1899VARIOUS
The carle smiled, and said to himself, Forsooth, yonder ruffler must needs clothe him in holiday raiment to do his doughty deed!
THE SUNDERING FLOODWILLIAM MORRIS
Quoth the ruffler, but in a lower voice: "I cannot fight with a boy; whether I slay him or am slain I am shamed."
THE SUNDERING FLOODWILLIAM MORRIS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RUFFLER

  • blowhard
  • blusterer
  • bouncer
  • braggadocio
  • crower
  • egotist
  • fanfaron
  • gascon
  • rodomont
  • ruffler
  • skite
  • vaunter
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.