Definición de hooligan en inglés:

hooligan

Saltos de línea: hoo¦li|gan
Pronunciación: /ˈhuːlɪɡ(ə)n
 
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sustantivo

A violent young troublemaker, typically one of a gang: a drunken hooligan [as modifier]: hooligan behaviour
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He said: "Obviously, the repeated vandalism of the statue is of great concern and hopefully the mindless hooligans responsible will be caught."
  • Our evidence of the calibre of rank and file terrorists does not support the view that they are mindless hooligans drawn from the unemployed and the employable …
  • Seventy people, if you can call a screaming mob of hooligans human in any meaningful sense of the word, have been arrested for their role in the destruction of 18,000 books and 30,000 manuscripts.
Sinónimos
hoodlum, thug, lout, delinquent, tearaway, vandal, ruffian, rowdy, troublemaker; Australian/New Zealandlarrikin
British informal yob, yobbo, bovver boy, lager lout, chav, hoodie
Scottish & Northern English informal keelie, ned
Australian/New Zealand informal roughie, hoon

Origen

late 19th century: perhaps from Hooligan, the surname of a fictional rowdy Irish family in a music-hall song of the 1890s, also of a cartoon character.

Derivativos

hooliganism

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Why is it difficult for them to understand that violence and other forms of hooliganism will not provide solutions to their problems?
  • We have problems such as graffiti, loutish behaviour, football hooliganism, rampant drug abuse and teenage pregnancies.
  • But the new law also extends to a wide range of offences, including sports hooliganism and malicious damage.

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