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ruffianism

[ ruhf-ee-uh-niz-uhm, ruhf-yuh- ]
/ ˈrʌf i əˌnɪz əm, ˈrʌf yə- /
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noun
conduct befitting a ruffian.
ruffian character.
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Origin of ruffianism

First recorded in 1585–95; ruffian + -ism
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