goonda

or gun·da

[ goo n-duh ]
/ ˈgʊn də /

noun Indian English.

a rogue or hoodlum.

Nearby words

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

Origin of goonda

First recorded in 1925–30, goonda is from the Hindi word gundā

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