Synonyms and Antonyms of ruffians
- a gang of ruffians preying upon people who ventured into that section of town
assassins, bandits, bravos (or bravoes), brigands, criminals, crooks, desperadoes (or desperados), felons, gunmen, highwaymen, lawbreakers, mafiosi, malefactors, offenders, outlaws, perps, perpetrators, pirates
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