General English

  • noun a person who is very active in supporting a cause or a political party
  • noun a person who supports a policy of using violence to achieve aims


  • adjective using extreme methods in supporting a cause
  • noun a person who uses extreme methods to actively support and work for a cause


  • adjective very actively supporting and working for a cause


  • adjective an all-purpose term of approval. A usage originating in Jamaican yardie speech, which has now been taken up by adolescents in the US and Britain.
  • adjective violent or ‘known as being hard’
  • adjective angry