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Thug vs Lo - What's the difference?

thug | lo |

As nouns the difference between thug and lo

is that thug is a criminal with an intimidating and unseemly appearance and mannerisms, who treats others violently and roughly, especially for hire while lo is wolf.

thug

English

(wikipedia thug) From (etyl) . Thuggee was an Indian network of secret fraternities who were engaged in murdering and robbing travellers and known for strangling their victims, operating from the 17th century (possibly as early as 13th century) to the 19th century. During of India, many Indian words passed into common English, and in 1810 thug referred to members of these Indian gangs. The sense was adopted more generally as "ruffian, cutthroat" by 1839.

Noun

(en noun)
  • A criminal with an intimidating and unseemly appearance and mannerisms, who treats others violently and roughly, especially for hire.
  • (dated) One of a band of assassins formerly active in northern India who worshipped and offered their victims to her.
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    lo

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) lo, loo, from (etyl) . See also (l).

    Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • (archaic) look, see, behold (in an imperative sense).
  • Contraction

    (head)
  • (colloquial) hello ('lo; see hallo)
  • Etymology 2

    Variant of low.

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Can you turn the fan down to lo ?
    Derived terms
    * lo-cal * lo-tech

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