hoon

/ (huːn) /

noun

Australian and NZ informal a hooligan

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Word Origin for hoon

of unknown origin
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Example sentences from the Web for hoon

  • He's a braw Hoon an' A'm encouraged by the fine things that the baron said aboot ma poetry.

    Tam O' The Scoots|Edgar Wallace
  • The day of our start for Wrangell was bright and the Hoon, the north wind, strong.