[ hood-luh m, hoo d- ]SEE DEFINITION OF hoodlums
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The hoodlums, one of whom is himself the sinner, have been blabbing, says he.

The hoodlums tossed the man aside easily, and let out a yell.

Gordon gathered the two hoodlums under his arms and dragged them with him.

Watching the operation was Jurgens; it was obvious that his hoodlums had been hired for the job.

The hoodlums yelled, and ducked, while Sheila broke into a run away from him.

Well, isn't there some place we can go where we won't be gawked at by all these hoodlums?

Yes, that gang of hoodlums,” responded Clark bluntly, “for that is what they are.

They represented the average city gang of idlers and hoodlums.

"Well, there's no need to act like a lot of hoodlums," growled Job Haskers.

Why, we could beat Pat and his hoodlums with our hands tied behind our backs!