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A thuggish, rough street smart type guy. Heard in New York a lot.
That dude in the timbs and baggy jeans, smoking weed looked like a ruffneck.
by MesmerizeMe March 02, 2004
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A skilled worker on a drilling rig, usually an entry level position.
I was a ruffneck when I stared in the oilfield, but now I am a drilling consultant making $350,000 a year.
by ruffneck94 February 05, 2006
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One who seeks confrontation without seeking knowledge. A "ruffneck" usually fights dirty and often
Are you down to ride? We bout to pay back some ruffnecks from da club the other night
by J.D. February 25, 2004
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Any of the various jobs/assignments/persons in relations to offshore oil rigs / mining operations / various assignments with the quality/quantitiy of being unsafe/difficult/physical.
He had been one of Exxon/Mobile's famous ruffnecks, employed in the Bering Sea for twelve years.
by Nick February 22, 2004
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a person that is quite rowdy.
quit being such a ruffneck or i will show you what for.
by Shadow of a Man February 24, 2004
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