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hoodlum

Pronunciation: /ˈhuːdləm/

Translation of hoodlum in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (American English/inglés norteamericano) matón, (masculine, feminine) [colloquial/familiar], gorila (masculine and feminine)
    Example sentences
    • He was a gangster, a hoodlum, a thug: much less creative than his dad.
    • In fact, many people believe gangsters and hoodlums are vicious and violent by nature.
    • Doesn't such an attitude encourage hoodlums to commit such crimes again and again?

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