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hooligannoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈhuː.lɪ.ɡən/
a ​violentperson who ​fights or ​causesdamage in ​publicplaces: Hooligans had ​sprayedpaint all over the ​car.
hooliganism
noun [U] uk   us   /-ɪ.zəm/
football/​soccer hooliganism
(Definition of hooligan from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hooligan”
in Korean 훌리건…
in Arabic هوليجان (عُضو في عِصابة لتَشْجيع كُرة القَدَم)…
in Malaysian budak jahat…
in French voyou…
in Russian хулиган…
in Chinese (Traditional) 流氓,惡棍…
in Italian teppista…
in Turkish sokak serserisi…
in Polish chuligan…
in Spanish gamberro…
in Vietnamese bọn du côn…
in Portuguese desordeiro, -a, vândalo…
in Thai อันธพาล…
in German der Rowdy…
in Catalan vàndal, -a, brètol…
in Japanese チンピラ, フーリガン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 流氓,恶棍…
in Indonesian berandal…
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