Meaning of “hoodlum” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “hoodlum” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hoodlumnoun [ C ]

us /ˈhud·ləm, ˈhʊd-/ infml hood, /ˈhʊd/

a criminal, esp. one who is a member of a group:

Hoodlums robbed two people in a convenience store, police said.

(Definition of “hoodlum” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)