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Origin of hoodlum
OTHER WORDS FROM hoodlumhood·lum·ish, adjectivehood·lum·ism, noun
Words nearby hoodlum
Example sentences from the Web for hoodlum
A hoodlum crashes a pool party that not-so-bright Cameron throws in spite of the recent bloody death of one of his friends.
Just because someone wears a hoodie does not make them a hoodlum.The Story Behind Bobby Rush, the Hoodie-Wearing, Trayvon-Supporting Congressman|Nicholas McCarvel|March 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
One hoodlum left the ranks and started off toward the barracks-room.Funny Stories Told By The Soldiers|Carleton B. Case
The hoodlum muttered a contemptuous obscenity under his breath.The Common Man|Guy McCord (AKA Dallas McCord Reynolds)
The hoodlum made no move to return the money, but continued to struggle wildly.Motor Matt's Hard Luck|Stanley R. Matthews
Displaced by Italians and Slavs, many of the young men have fallen into the hoodlum and criminal element.Races and Immigrants in America|John R. Commons
He knew he was a hoodlum; the trolley conductors had told him that.Tom Slade|Percy K. Fitzhugh