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English definition of “hooligan”


noun [C] uk   /ˈhuː.lɪ.ɡən/ us  
a violent person who fights or causes damage in public places: Hooligans had sprayed paint all over the car.Gangsters, thugs and criminal organizations
noun [U] uk   /-ɪ.zəm/ us  
football/soccer hooliganismCrimes against property
(Definition of hooligan from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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