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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: ruffian (0.00884 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to ruffian.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: ruffian cempiang
English → English (WordNet) Definition: ruffian ruffian n : a cruel and brutal fellow [syn: bully, tough, hooligan, roughneck, rowdy, yob, yobo, yobbo]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Ruffian Ruffian \Ruf"fian\, v. i. To play the ruffian; to rage; to raise tumult. [R.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] Ruffian \Ruf"fian\, a. Brutal; cruel; savagely boisterous; murderous; as, ruffian rage. [1913 Webster] Ruffian \Ruf"fian\ (r[u^]f"yan or r[u^]f"f[i^]*an; 277), n. [F. rufien, OF. ruffien, ruffian, pimp, libertine, rake; cf. Pr. & Sp. rufian, It. ruffiano; all perhaps of German or Dutch origin; cf. G. raufen to pluck, scuffle, fight, OD. roffen to pander. Cf. Ruffle to grow turbulent.] 1. A pimp; a pander; also, a paramour. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] He [her husband] is no sooner abroad than she is instantly at home, reveling with her ruffians. --Bp. Reynolds. [1913 Webster] 2. A boisterous, cruel, brutal fellow; a desperate fellow ready for murderous or cruel deeds; a cutthroat. [1913 Webster] Wilt thou on thy deathbed play the ruffian? --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: A tough, lawless or bullying person. [1913 Webster]


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