Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: hoodlum
IPA transcription: [h'ʊdləm]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: hood, hoodlum, goon, punk, thug, tough, toughie, strong-armer
    Meaning: an aggressive and violent young criminal
Usage examples
  • While I do not approve of picketing, I disapprove more strongly of the hoodlum methods pursued in suppressing the practice.