thugocracy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From thug +‎ -o- +‎ -cracy, as in democracy.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /θʌɡˈɑkɹəsi/

Noun[edit]

thugocracy (plural thugocracies)

  1. (slang) Government by a group of thugs.