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synonyms for goon

  • hooligan
  • thug
  • bozo
  • bruiser
  • dope
  • gorilla
  • hood
  • jerk
  • lummox
  • moron
  • nincompoop
  • ninny
  • sap
  • tough guy
  • strong-arm
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How to use goon in a sentence

Bond, of course, escapes the explosion relatively unscathed only to be greeted by the aforementioned goons.
HOW NO TIME TO DIE'S UNPRECEDENTED ENDING SETS UP THE FUTURE OF THE BOND FRANCHISEELIANA DOCKTERMANOCTOBER 8, 2021TIME
The stomach-bubbling feelingThat your goons, or you, may suddenly appear.
STYLE INVITATIONAL WEEK 1424: WE BEE BACK — A NEOLOGISM CONTESTPAT MYERSFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In movement vernacular, Boogaloo refers to an inevitable and imminent armed revolt, and members often call themselves Boogaloo Bois, boogs or goons.
THE BOOGALOO BOIS HAVE GUNS, CRIMINAL RECORDS AND MILITARY TRAINING. NOW THEY WANT TO OVERTHROW THE GOVERNMENT.BY A.C. THOMPSON, PROPUBLICA, AND LILA HASSAN AND KARIM HAJJ, FRONTLINEFEBRUARY 1, 2021PROPUBLICA
Dutifully Lamb's goon turned and retraced his steps to the curb, holding his four-square hat carefully.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Louis the Goon practically demanded, invited, the use of a .45 automatic on him.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Louis the Goon Engel was a mere walk-on in the piece, a spear-carrier doomed to death.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Louis the Goon went along, looking neither to right nor left, docilely intent on minding his own business.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Louis the Goon came down and scooted out the side entrance in a hurry.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Lamb wondered whether Louis the Goon would get up the nerve to hit his boss for that raise today, as Ede had demanded.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
He had got so that he felt a little lonely when he didn't have Louis the Goon right handy.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO GOON

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  • dork
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  • lout
  • oaf
  • peasant
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