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- n. A violent young gang member or a hooligan.
Using the visual, audio, kinetic and print forms, her new lingo reads like a wild blend of Chaucer, SMS-speak and Anthony Burgess's droog slang.
This time she arrived in bowler hat, white kit and suspenders, the kind of Droog that Anthony Burgess and Stanley Kubrick would have needed a lot of party drugs to imagine.
Toward the end, a chipper Malcolm McDowell shows up in a fright wig, as though Alex the Droog had finally found a purpose in life.
‘Droog,’ a transliteration of the Russian word for ‘friend,’ was introduced by English novelist Anthony Burgess in his 1962 novel, ‘A Clockwork Orange.’