goon

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

goon

noun \ˈgün\

: a person who is hired to threaten, beat up, or kill someone

: a stupid person

Full Definition of GOON

1
:  a stupid person
2
a :  a man hired to terrorize or eliminate opponents
b :  enforcer 2b

Examples of GOON

  1. He was beat up by a couple of goons.
  2. <an unfortunate tendency to call those who disagree with him brainless goons>

Origin of GOON

probably short for English dialect gooney simpleton
First Known Use: 1921

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