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hoon

noun
  1. Australian and NZ informal a hooligan
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of unknown origin
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Historical Examples

  • The day of our start for Wrangell was bright and the Hoon, the north wind, strong.

    Travels in Alaska

    John Muir

  • 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