- a rogue or hoodlum.
Origin of goonda
First recorded in 1925–30, goonda is from the Hindi word gundā
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Examples from the Web for gunda
Urumangwa, Bwessa, and Gunda have also made pacts of friendship with us.
Those of the Gunda sept, who take their name from gunda, a bullet, will not eat any game shot with a gun.
Two varieties are there distinguished, the gunda or tusker, and the makna or hine, which has no tusks.
So Gunda had to rest content for a time, and he grew, if possible, more morose and sullen than ever.
Later Gunda brought his friends to be introduced to me, and to the best of my ability I went through the same ridiculous ceremony.