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hoodlum

noun [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.
Translations of “hoodlum”
in Vietnamese côn đồ, lưu manh…
in Spanish matón, maleante…
in Thai นักเลง…
in Malaysian penjenayah, samseng…
in French gangster, voyou…
in German der Ganove, der Strolch…
in Chinese (Traditional) 惡棍, (尤指加入犯罪團夥的)歹徒…
in Indonesian gangster, penjahat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恶棍, (尤指加入犯罪团伙的)歹徒…
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