Hooligan - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈhuːlɪɡən|  American pronunciation of the word hooligan
Brit.  |ˈhuːlɪɡ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word hooligan

noun

- a cruel and brutal fellow (syn: bully, roughneck, rowdy, ruffian, tough, yob, yobbo, yobo)

Examples

The windows were broken by a gang of teenage hooligans.

...shouldn't you hooligans be in school instead of threatening old ladies?...

Word forms

noun
singular: hooligan
plural: hooligans
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