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Definition of "thuggery" []

  • The violent act of thugs. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "thuggery" in a sentence
  • "Rights lawyers, however, noted that the military has applied the term "thuggery" very broadly, covering street protesters and potentially anyone else it chooses."
  • "Egypt's de facto head of state said Tuesday that the military government would limit its use of extrajudicial arrests and detentions to cases of what he called "thuggery.""
  • "said the term "thuggery" has been used as a catchall crime since the military assumed power Feb. 11 and is so broad that people have been arrested for no reason."