(Historical) A person declared by a court of law to be deprived of legal rights and protection, generally for the commission of some crime: the killing of such a person was not a legal offense
A ruffian or thug, esp. one hired to help break a strike, etc.
A member of a criminal gang or crime syndicate.
A member of a gang of criminals
An implement or tool, such as a bishop's crosier or a shepherd's staff, with a bent or curved part.
Constituting, implying, or involving a crime or an element of a crime.
A delinquent is defined as a person, especially someone young, who has done something society considers wrong or criminal.
Any rowdy or violent person
A style, originating among fans of punk rock, characterized by motley clothes, oddly clipped hair, etc.
A person whose behavior is rough, quarrelsome, and disorderly; hoodlum
The definition of a ruffian is a tough or rowdy person.
A rough, brutal hoodlum, gangster, robber, etc.
(Informal) A tough person; thug
A worker on an oil drilling rig, esp. a member of the crew which feeds pipe into the well
A tough person; ruffian
The definition of a hood is slang for a neighborhood.
The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
an aggressive and violent young criminal
(Archaic) A fine person.
Find another word for hoodlum. In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for hoodlum, like: outlaw, goon, mobster, gangster, crook, criminal, (colloq.) rowdy, delinquent, gorilla, hooligan and larrikin.