Examples of goon in a Sentence
He was beat up by a couple of goons.
an unfortunate tendency to call those who disagree with him “brainless goons”
Recent Examples of goon from the Web
Goon patrol John Chaney, in 2005, was upset with physical play by St. Joe’s and sent deep sub Nehemiah Ingram into the game like a hockey coach summoning a goon.
His love surfaced in his passion for black art, black dance, and his celebration of black excellence lived out loud in the face of white supremacy and its goons.
The government, along with goons doing its bidding, responded with a brutal show of force: live ammunition was used on unarmed demonstrators.
Able to take out a wide world of goons to the tune of Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5, the hard-to-kill dude returns in Deadpool 2 wanting to start a family with his main squeeze, Vanessa (Morena Baccarin).
That honor goes to Ebony Maw (what fun names!), the fish-faced goon dripping with disdain voiced by Irish TV legend Tom Vaughan-Lawlor.
And the end of the season kind of sees a horrifying fruition for a character who's really put himself in a vulnerable space, and padded himself with his gang members and padded himself with a crew of bruisers and some goons.
That is how a wide-eyed goon-fest like Singles managed to be one of the coolest movies of 1992, despite its leads, Steve and Linda, being two overly earnest dildos.
Ending a case that electrified punctuation pedants, grammar goons and comma connoisseurs, Oakhurst Dairy settled an overtime dispute with its drivers that hinged entirely on the lack of an Oxford comma in state law.
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airhead, blockhead, chucklehead, dimwit, dodo, dolt, donkey, dope, dork [slang], dullard, dumbbell, dummy, dunce, fathead, goof, half-wit, idiot, ignoramus, imbecile, know-nothing, knucklehead, lamebrain, loon, lunkhead, moron, nincompoop, ninny, nitwit, noddy, noodle, numskull (or numbskull), oaf, pinhead, saphead, simpleton, stock, turkey, yahoo, yo-yo;
Definition of go on
- life goes on
- went on to greater things
- went on smoking
- went on to win the election
- what's going on
- the way people go on about their ancestors
- —Hamilton Basso
Examples of go on in a Sentence
what in the world is going on in there?
my, but Aunt Betty does go on about all of her aches and pains
go on Synonyms
come to pass;
GOON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of goon for English Language Learners
: a person who is hired to threaten, beat up, or kill someone
: a stupid person
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