A giant "plug-ugly" bellowed with triumph over his successful shot, yelled "kill 'em all!"
“Let the plug-ugly have what he seems to be looking for,” advised Mern.
Every criminal and plug-ugly in the country is spitting in our faces this morning.
The “plug-ugly” of Baltimore is another name for the same class.
[origin unknown; perhaps fr rowdy fire companies in Baltimore, hence fr fireplug; perhaps fr New York toughs of the 1830s who wore top hats over their ears as helmets; perhaps related to plug-muss, ''a fight,'' found by the early 1950s]