/ (huːn) /
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Australian and NZ informal a hooligan
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
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.Travels in Alaska|John Muir
"It was Tah-hoon-to-whe, the night-hawk," murmured the little man.Cardigan|Robert W. Chambers