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thug

noun [C]  /θʌɡ/ us  
a man who acts violently, esp. a criminal: Some thugs smashed his windows.
Translations of “thug”
in Korean 폭력배…
in Arabic بَلْطَجي, قَبَضاي…
in French voyou…
in Turkish haydut, eşkiya…
in Italian malvivente, teppista…
in Chinese (Traditional) 惡棍, 暴徒, 罪犯…
in Russian хулиган…
in Polish bandzior, opryszek, zbir…
in Spanish bestia, gamberro…
in Portuguese bandido…
in German der/die Gewaltverbrecher(in)…
in Catalan pinxo, perdonavides…
in Japanese 暴漢, 悪党…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恶棍, 暴徒, 罪犯…
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