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 Dictionary entry overview: What does thug mean? 

THUG (noun)
  The noun THUG has 1 sense:

1. an aggressive and violent young criminal

  Familiarity information: THUG used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

THUG (noun)

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An aggressive and violent young criminal

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Nouns denoting people


hood; hoodlum; punk; strong-armer; thug; toughie; goon; tough

Hypernyms ("thug" is a kind of...):

criminal; crook; felon; malefactor; outlaw (someone who has committed (or been legally convicted of) a crime)

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