goon squad


noun

a group of hired thugs used to perform ruthless or violent acts.

Nearby words

  1. goolie,
  2. goombah,
  3. goombay,
  4. goon,
  5. goon bag,
  6. goonda,
  7. gooney,
  8. gooney bird,
  9. goony,
  10. goop

Origin of goon squad

First recorded in 1935–40

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