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noun [C] uk   /ˈrʌf.i.ən/ old-fashioned or humorous us  
a violent, wild, and unpleasant person, usually a man
Translations of “ruffian”
in Spanish rufián, gamberro, matón…
in French voyou…
in German der Rohling…
in Chinese (Traditional) 流氓,暴徒,惡棍(通常指男性)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 流氓,暴徒,恶棍(通常指男性)…
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