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03:39 Oct 29, 2006
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English to Estonian translations [PRO]
Slang / Estonian youth, college and street slang
English term or phrase: tülinorija
I was told that "tülinorija" is Estonian slang for a "guy prone to fighting". Is there a shorter way or ways to say this term? Please let me know. Thank you. D:

Summary of answers provided
3bully, troublemaker, broiler, fire-eater, scrapper, vixen
Jörgen Slet

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bully, troublemaker, broiler, fire-eater, scrapper, vixen

Dictionaries suggest bully, troublemaker, broiler, fire-eater, scrapper, vixen etc., you have to decide yourself if any of these fit.

"Someone likely to pick an argument" would probably be a better explanation, as there needen't be any physical aggressiveness involved.

And it isn't really a slang word.

Note added at 1 day4 hrs (2006-10-30 07:51:03 GMT)

Cannot think of anything much shorter. "Riiukukk" is more informal and a few letters shorter :)

Note added at 1 day4 hrs (2006-10-30 07:53:09 GMT)

"Kakleja" is someone who specifically tends to fight physically.

Note added at 43 days (2006-12-11 23:57:06 GMT)

No, they are not slang, I am not aware of any universally understood slang words for this.

    Reference: http://www.filosoft.ee/dict_enet/
Jörgen Slet
Local time: 14:15
Native speaker of: Native in EstonianEstonian
Notes to answerer
Asker: Hello Jorgen. Are the terms you posted slang terms?

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