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Meaning of THUG

Pronunciation:  thug

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an aggressive and violent young criminal
 

THUG is a 4 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: goon, hood, hoodlum, punk, strong-armer, tough, toughie
 
 See Also: criminal, crook, felon, malefactor, outlaw

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Thug\, n.
    An assassin; a ruffian; a rough. ``Thugs and midnight
    rounders.'' --The Century.
    
    
  2. \Thug\, n. [Hind. thag a deceiver, robber.]
    One of an association of robbers and murderers in India who
    practiced murder by stealthy approaches, and from religious
    motives. They have been nearly exterminated by the British
    government.
    
    
 

 

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