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Synonyms for hoodlum
ˈhud ləm, ˈhʊd-hood·lum

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Princeton's WordNet1.2 / 6 votes

  1. hood, hoodlum, goon, punk, thug, tough, toughie, strong-armernoun

    an aggressive and violent young criminal

    Synonyms:
    goon, sticker, stumper, lubber, oaf, strong-armer, ruffian, stumblebum, tinder, punk, kindling, cowling, poser, exhaust hood, tough, cowl, punk rocker, street fighter, bully, clod, yobo, thug, toughie, yob, hooligan, roughneck, spunk, yobbo, lummox, punk rock, lout, lump, touchwood, rowdy, lens hood, gawk, bonnet, hood, cap

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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words4.5 / 2 votes

  1. hoodlumnoun

    Synonyms:
    rowdy, larrikin

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  1. List of paraphrases for "hoodlum":

    mobster, bandit, thug, punk, lowlife, gangster, rascal, mope, hooligan, felon, crook, scoundrel, rogue

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How to use hoodlum in a sentence?

  1. Van Gundy:

    He’s got an edge to him. He looks like a choir boy, but he plays like … a hoodlum.

  2. David Fantle:

    He called gangster films hoodlum films, he said to us he never watched his hoodlum films. The only movies he would ever stick around to watch if they were on TV would be the handful of musicals he made, which he loved.


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