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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Ruffianly \Ruf"fian*ly\, a.
Like a ruffian; bold in crimes; characteristic of a ruffian;
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: violent and lawless; "the more ruffianly element"; "tough
street gangs" [syn: ruffianly, tough]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
25 Moby Thesaurus words for "ruffianly":
bad, boorish, carlish, churlish, cloddish, clownish, disorderly,
disruptive, hooliganish, improper, loobyish, loutish, lubberly,
lumpish, misbehaving, naughty, not respectable, off-base,
out-of-line, raffish, roughneck, rowdy, rowdyish, unbehaving,
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