thuggery
noun see thug

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Thuggery — Thug ger*y, Thuggism Thug gism, n. Thuggee. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thuggery — thug|ge|ry [ˈθʌgəri] n [U] violent behaviour in which people fight and attack others ▪ the problem of football thuggery …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • thuggery — [[t]θʌ̱gəri[/t]] N UNCOUNT Thuggery is rough, violent behaviour …   English dictionary

  • thuggery — thug ► NOUN 1) a violent and uncouth man, especially a criminal. 2) (Thug) a member of a religious organization of robbers and assassins in India, suppressed by the British in the 1830s. DERIVATIVES thuggery noun thuggish adjective. ORIGIN Hindi …   English terms dictionary

  • thuggery — See thug. * * * …   Universalium

  • thuggery — noun The brutal or violent act of thugs …   Wiktionary

  • thuggery — thug|ger|y [ θʌgəri ] noun uncount violent behavior …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • thuggery — n. lawless violence …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thuggery — thug·gery …   English syllables

  • thuggery — UK [ˈθʌɡərɪ] / US noun [uncountable] violent behaviour …   English dictionary

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