Examples of thug in a sentence
He was beaten and robbed by street thugs.
the Mob boss regularly sent his thugs after people who were slow to pay their debts
Origin and Etymology of thug
Hindi & Urdu ṭhag, literally, thief
First Known Use: 1810
THUG Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of thug for English Language Learners
: a violent criminal
THUG Defined for Kids
Definition of thug for Students
: a violent person or criminal
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