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hood·lum

hoodlum

 
pronunciation:
hUd lm
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who commits criminal acts.
A hoodlum robbed the bank.
synonyms:
gangster, thug
definition 2: a rough young man who gets into trouble.
The windows were broken by hoodlums.
synonyms:
thug
similar words:
vandal