Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of HOODLUM

Pronunciation:  'hoodlum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an aggressive and violent young criminal
 

HOODLUM is a 7 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: goon, hood, punk, strong-armer, thug, tough, toughie
 
 See Also: criminal, crook, felon, malefactor, outlaw

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hood"lum\, n.
A young rowdy; a rough, lawless fellow. [Colloq. U.S.]

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: apache, bad boy, bandit, battler, beast, beldam, belligerent, belted knight, berserk, berserker, bickerer, blade, bomber, booger, bravo, brawler, brigand, bruiser, brute, buffoon, bugger, bully, bullyboy, combatant, competitor, contender, contestant, crook, cutup, dacoit, demon, desperado, devil, disputant, dragon, duelist, elf, enfant terrible, enforcer, fencer, feuder, fiend, fighter, fighting cock, firebrand, fire-eater, foilsman, funmaker, fury, gamecock, gangster, gladiator, goon, gorilla, gun, gunsel, hardnose, hatchet man, hellcat, hellhound, hellion, hell-raiser, hit man, holy terror, hood, hooligan, hothead, hotspur, imp, incendiary, joker, jokester, jouster, killer, knave, knight, little devil, little monkey, little rascal, mad dog, madcap, Mafioso, militant, minx, mischief, mischief-maker, mobsman, mobster, monster, mug, mugger, muscle man, pixie, plug-ugly, practical joker, prankster, puck, quarreler, racketeer, rapist, rapscallion, rascal, revolutionary, rioter, rival, rodman, rogue, rough, roughneck, rowdy, ruffian, sabreur, savage, scamp, scapegrace, scrapper, scuffler, she-wolf, spitfire, squabbler, strong arm, strong-arm man, strong-armer, struggler, swashbuckler, sword, swordplayer, swordsman, termagant, terror, terrorist, thug, tiger, tigress, tilter, torpedo, tough, tough guy, trigger man, tussler, ugly customer, violent, virago, vixen, wag, wild beast, witch, wolf, wrangler, Young Turk
 

 

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY