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bovver boy

noun [C] uk   UK slang us  
a young man who likes fighting and trouble
Translations of “bovver boy”
in Chinese (Traditional) 好惹事生非的年輕男子…
in Chinese (Simplified) 好撩事斗非的少年…
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