Roughneck - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈrʌfnek|  American pronunciation of the word roughneck
Brit.  |ˈrʌfnek|  British pronunciation of the word roughneck


- a cruel and brutal fellow (syn: bully, hooligan, rowdy, ruffian, tough, yob, yobbo)

Extra examples

...a group of roughnecks like to hang out at the roadhouse and harass people...

...their roughneck antics were amusing only if you were as drunk as they were...

Young roughnecks have defaced public buildings.

He was also an intellectual roughneck.

Word forms

singular: roughneck
plural: roughnecks
Current translation version is made automatically. You can suggest your own version. Changes will take effect after the administrator approves them.
Original text in English:
Our translation to English:
Community translations to English:
    This feature is allowed to authorized users only.
    Please, register on our website at registration page. After registration you can log in and use that feature.
    Registration   Login   Home