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goonda

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡuːndə/

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Definition of goonda in English:

noun

Indian
A hired thug or bully: the unbridled goondas roughed up the peasants and murdered them very often

Origin

from Hindi guṇḍā 'rascal'.

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