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bullyboy

[boo l-ee-boi]
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noun
  1. a ruffian or hired hoodlum, especially one working for or associated with a political group.
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Origin of bullyboy

First recorded in 1600–10; bully1 + boy
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British Dictionary definitions for bullyboy

bullyboy

noun
    1. a ruffian or tough, esp a hired one
    2. (as modifier)bullyboy tactics
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