Word "THUG" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
an aggressive and violent young criminal
Synonyms:
goon, hood, hoodlum, punk, strong-armer, tough, toughie

Crossword Clues for THUG

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Clue Source Date
Violent criminal The Telegraph Quick 23 Aug 2022
Heavy The Guardian Quick 04 Apr 2022
Bruiser Wall Street Journal 24 Feb 2022
Tough husband wearing drag The Guardian Cryptic 02 Nov 2021
Bruiser Wall Street Journal 04 Aug 2021
Bully boy gets time to show some affection Irish Times Crosaire 26 May 2021
Hooligan The Telegraph Quick 13 May 2021
Goon Wall Street Journal 19 Apr 2021
Hoodlum Eugene Sheffer 23 Jan 2021
Time to embrace a hoodie? The Telegraph Cryptic 19 Nov 2020
Violent criminal The Times Concise 16 Jul 2020
Rough stray caught scratching around The Telegraph Toughie 15 May 2020
Tough person also hot in drag The Telegraph Toughie 06 May 2020
Muscle that's mean Newsday 03 Apr 2020
A tough, tense, embrace The Telegraph Toughie 11 Mar 2020
Mafia enforcer, e.g.
Gangster
Time to embrace brute The Sun Two Speed 23 Nov 2019
Violent criminal The Sun Two Speed 23 Nov 2019
Tough time to show affection Irish Times Crosaire 21 Sep 2019
Ruffian The Telegraph Quick 29 Aug 2019
Hoodlum The Telegraph Quick 13 Jul 2019
___ Life (Tupac tattoo) Jonesin 28 May 2019
Yob to embrace losing love The Sun Two Speed 15 Apr 2019
Villain to embrace wanting love The Sun Two Speed 12 Feb 2019
Hood that's beginning to enfold with warmth The Telegraph Toughie 08 Feb 2019
Goon squad member Universal 28 Sep 2018
Violent criminal Universal 08 Aug 2018
Roughneck Newsday 11 May 2018
Hired enforcer Wall Street Journal 27 Feb 2018
Member of a goon squad Universal 21 Jan 2018
Mean ruffian Premier Sunday 07 Jan 2018
Goon
Goon squad member
Member of a goon squad
Violent criminal
Tough New York Times 14 Oct 2017
Tough guy USA Today 19 Jul 2017
Ruffian in hospital in tower The Telegraph Cryptic 10 Jun 2017
Mob hoodlum Family Time 05 Jun 2017
Goon squad member USA Today 30 May 2017
He's rough, tough, loveless, confused The Telegraph Cryptic 15 May 2017
Ruffian The Chronicle of Higher Education 28 Apr 2017
Ruffian Thomas Joseph 25 Mar 2017
Frequent Edward G. Robinson role The Washington Post 30 Jan 2017
Tough
Tough guy
Ruffian
Goon squad member
Moss isn't in mug shots of criminal Irish Times Crosaire 16 Nov 2016
Brutish sort USA Today 27 Sep 2016
Ruffian The Washington Post 09 Jul 2016
Hired goon Jonesin 07 Jun 2016
Gorilla Wall Street Journal 20 Apr 2016
Tough guy Newsday 14 Apr 2016
Mob goon USA Today 24 Jan 2016
Brutish sort
Mob goon
Tough guy LA Times Daily 27 Dec 2015
Hooligan Newsday 04 Nov 2015
Ruffian USA Today 17 Oct 2015
Hoodlum Newsday 19 Aug 2015
Hired muscle Universal 04 Aug 2015
Time to embrace hooligan The Telegraph Cryptic 04 Jul 2015
Car clutch closely similar to 9 across Irish Times Crosaire 22 Jan 2015
Tough guy in the mob
Hooligan
Tough guy
Ruffian
Hoodlum
Goon
Gang goon
Hired muscle
Vicious criminal
___ Life (former hip-hop group)
Hood
Tough guy
Hood with a rod
Brutal hoodlum
Hood with a rod
Hoodlum
Ruffian
Muscle man
Ruffian
Mob hoodlum
Tough guy
Mob hoodlum
Goon
Mob member
Hooligan
Goon
Hired goon
Vicious ruffian
Heavy
Gangland "heavy"
Bully
Hooligan
Hindi for "swindler"
Hood
Gorilla
Vicious criminal
Goon
Real ruffian
Goon
Hood
Hood
Tough
Street tough
Vicious ruffian
Tough
Gangsta rapper's persona
Hoodlum
Bully
Goon
Ruffian
Hoodlum
Gunsel, e.g.
Heavy with a rod
Shark's muscle, say
Hooligan
Henchman
Hoodlum
Gorilla
Ruffian
Hoodlum
Goon
Hood
Goon
Heavy with a rod
Heavy with a rod
Hood
Goon
Real hood
Criminal tough guy
Hoodlum
Racketeer
Gorilla
Goon squad member
Goon
Pesci character, often
Plugugly
Mugger
Mob menace
Criminal
Hoodlum
Racketeer
48 Crook
Hoodlum
55-Across, maybe
Mob member
Hooligan
Mafia soldier
Ruffian
Mugger
Moll's date
Park lurker
Ruffian.
Predatory type.
Criminal of sorts.
Candidate for the rogues' gallery.
Criminal.
Dacoit.
Cutthroat.
Assassin.
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