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Noun: roughneck  'rúf,nek
  1. An uncultured, aggressive, rude, noisy troublemaker
    - bully, tough, hooligan, ruffian, rowdy, yob [Brit], yobo [Brit], yobbo [Brit], ned [UK], scally [UK]
     
  2. Someone who works on an oil rig
    - rigger, oil rigger
Verb: roughneck  'rúf,nek
  1. Work on an oil rig

Derived forms: roughnecks, roughnecked, roughnecking

Type of: aggressor, assailant, assailer, assaulter, attacker, oilman

Encyclopedia: Roughneck