A vicious, violent piece of sh*t scumbag who deserves a good kicking. Lately has come to mean a self-pitying piece of sh*t scumbag who deserves a good kicking.

The reason you should never give someone like this an even break is because they wouldn't cut you any slack either. A thug is not, as wanksta rappers would make out, an innocent suviving in a tough world; a thug is a merciless, violent criminal who beats and kills for fun. It is not a state of being for anyone to aspire to.

Origins: The word "thug" originally refers to members of a Hindu cult forming part of the (South Asian) Indian criminal underclass; it is similar to Satanism only more violent. Also see Santa Muerte.
"Thugs attacked an innocent old lady and stole her purse"

"Violent thugs laid into a peaceful demonstration"

"Football thugs have ruined the beautiful game"
by Mr. Wibbly August 23, 2011
Trues Humbly United Gathering Souls. Started by the best rap group in history, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony.
Layzie Bone: It's all about Mo' Trues Humbly United Gathering Souls. (T.H.U.G.S.)
by juicyjay4200 July 20, 2010
A person, usually a bigot, who thinks I mean something else when I say "thug".
These thugs need to be in a prison.
by Nine Inch Nail May 02, 2015
Alot of people have their own version of what it is to be a thug. 2pac has his own but from his music and even they way he behaves isn't a good example despite the fact he says a thug is someone who's had it hard and became something. Young people are going to mimick him no matter what he does, this is the same guy who spat at the press, so what message are you sending to your fans and what a thug is. Spitting, saying fuck new york, fuck biggie, that's why i fucked yo bitch you fat muthafucka. 2pac was crazy, you can like his songs but dont worship the songwriter, they are human just like you. A thug and I'm being real is what it sounds like, a robber, a crook, a drug dealer, conniving, scum, a petty murderer. The word orginated in India which means a bunch of robbers from india who strangled their victims. Now rap music has gave it a whole new meaning, people are automatically thugs just because they smoke weed and their from the hood or just cause their in a gang, or just cause they sell drugs even though the might say not say it directly because the rappers are perceived as thugs so what ever they do is thug shit to young people. In their mind a thug is someone who has bitches, can smoke purple to the head, wears conrows, shot people who disrespect them which could be in the form of a reality check, Mimicking this fake thug mentality will get you an early grave or jail guranteed.
He was a thug because he robbed people
by lpo0 September 03, 2012
Trues.Humbly.United gathering.Souls
to be a thug or thugs you must also be a "true" and to be that you have to ALWAYS be true to yourself and not be a FAKE. You have to be true to the people around, you have to be real about everything and come from the heart about everything. A "tru" or "thug" doesnt mean a gangsta, becuause there are fake gangsters and there are wannabe gangsters,a "Tru" is completely real and never fake.
by Code187copkilla December 31, 2011
Means never having to say your sorry.
Hey. I'm a thug. I just knocked something of yours over. And I'm not sorry.
by D.J. K0$H3R October 11, 2010
A word describing an O.G., or "Original Gangsta." This person may not live the lifestyle of a real thug, but they damn sure act like they do.
Gui smacked his bitch up for his 75 percent share of that dime, he is such a T Hug
by redfisher78@yahoo.com March 10, 2009

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