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hoon

/ (huːn) /
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noun
Australian and NZ informal a hooligan
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Word Origin for hoon

of unknown origin
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How to use hoon in a sentence

  • 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.

  • "It was Tah-hoon-to-whe, the night-hawk," murmured the little man.

    Cardigan|Robert W. Chambers
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