Definition of Ruffianisms

1. Noun. (plural of ruffianism) ¹



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Definition of Ruffianisms

1. ruffianism [n] - See also: ruffianism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ruffianisms

ruers
rues
rufescent
ruffe
ruffed
ruffed grouse
ruffed grouses
ruffed lemur
ruffes
ruffian
ruffianage
ruffianed
ruffianish
ruffianism
ruffianisms (current term)
ruffianlike
ruffianly
ruffianous
ruffians
ruffin
ruffing
ruffins
ruffle
ruffle some feathers
ruffle up
ruffled
ruffleless
rufflement
rufflements

Literary usage of Ruffianisms

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Chronicles of Baltimore: Being a Complete History of "Baltimore Town by John Thomas Scharf (1874)
"... and then commenced a bloody and desperate affray, which will long be remembered as one of the most bloodthirsty ruffianisms of the times. ..."

2. The Chronicles of Baltimore: Being a Complete History of "Baltimore Town by John Thomas Scharf (1874)
"... and then* commenced a bloody and desperate affray, which will long be remembered as one of the most bloodthirsty ruffianisms of the times. ..."

3. The Chronicles of Baltimore: Being a Complete History of "Baltimore Town by John Thomas Scharf (1874)
"... and then commenced a bloody and desperate affray, which will long be remembered as one of the most bloodthirsty ruffianisms of the times. ..."

4. My Consulate in Samoa: A Record of Four Years' Sojourn in the Navigators by William Brown Churchward (1887)
"In spite of his many ruffianisms, some of which were of so gross a nature as to preclude mention, Hayes had many friends even amongst those whom he had ..."

5. Tait's Edinburgh Magazine by William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone (1847)
"In this war, the Back, or partial sack, of Magdeburg, will occur to the reader us one of the worst amongst martial ruffianisms. But this happens to be a ..."

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