HyperDic: goon

English > 2 senses of the word goon:
NOUNperson goon, lout, clod, stumblebum, oaf, lubber, lummox, lump, gawkan awkward stupid person
person goon, hood, hoodlum, punk, thug, tough, toughie, strong-armeran aggressive and violent young criminal
goon > pronunciation
Soundsguw'n
Rhymesafternoon ... Witherspoon: 64 rhymes with uwn...
English > goon: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn awkward stupid person.
Synonymslout, clod, stumblebum, oaf, lubber, lummox, lump, gawk
Broaderclumsy personA person with poor motor coordination
Spanishbobo, bruto, gawk, idiota, necio, palurdo, patán, porro, simple, tonto, zopenco, zoquete
Catalangawk, terròs
English > goon: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningAn aggressive and violent young criminal.
Synonymshood, hoodlum, punk, thug, tough, toughie, strong-armer
NarrowerbullyA hired thug
Broadercriminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactorsomeone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
Spanishbandido, matón
Catalanperdonavides

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