- s violent and lawless
the more ruffianly element
- The tough, ruffianly old Imam had moved out of his capital city of Taiz and established himself and his 40 women four miles away in the pleasure palace of Sala.
- Cried the "unidentified ruffianly youth" who held the revolver: "You dare to attack the Government and Premier Bethen! Take that! And that!" (striking him in the face with a .
- At the cinema their hearts, like those of a million shopgirls, beat hardest for ruffianly Clark Gable.