A droog is one of a group of rowdy, and often drunken and belligerent, attendees at cons. The epithet comes from Anthony Burgess' 1962 novel, A Clockwork Orange, but only came into this use in the 1990s, according to the Stet 9 lexicon by Leah Zeldes Smith.
Droogs typically come in packs. They are usually, but not always, young men. They may or may not wear hall costumes, but they are not to be confused with drobes.
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