plug-ugly

noun
plug-ug·​ly | \ ˈpləg-ˌəg-lē How to pronounce plug-ugly (audio) \

Definition of plug-ugly

: thug, tough especially : one hired to intimidate

First Known Use of plug-ugly

1856, in the meaning defined above

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“Plug-ugly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plug-ugly. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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