Synonyms and Antonyms of goons
- an unfortunate tendency to call those who disagree with him "brainless goons"
airheads, birdbrains, blockheads, boneheads, bubbleheads, chowderheads, chuckleheads, clodpolls (or clodpoles), clots [British], clucks, clunks, cretins, cuddies [British dialect], deadheads, dim bulbs [slang], dimwits, dips, dodoes (or dodos), dolts, donkeys, doofuses (also dufuses) [slang], dopes, dorks [slang], dullards, dum-dums, dumbbells, dumbheads, dummkopfs, dummies, dunces, dunderheads, fatheads, ganders, golems, goofs, half-wits, hammerheads, hardheads, idiots, ignoramuses (also ignorami), imbeciles, jackasses, know-nothings, knuckleheads, lamebrains, loggerheads [chiefly dialect], loons, lumps, lunkheads, meatheads, momes [archaic], morons, mugs [chiefly British], mutts, naturals, nimrods [slang], nincompoops, ninnies, ninnyhammers, nits [chiefly British], nitwits, noddies, noodles, numskulls (or numbskulls), oafs, pinheads, prats [British], ratbags [chiefly Australian], sapheads, schlubs (also shlubs) [slang], schnooks [slang], simpletons, stocks, stupes, stupids, thickheads, turkeys, woodenheads, yahoos, yo-yos
- the crime boss threatened to send the goons after him if he squealed
assassins, bandits, bravos (or bravoes), brigands, criminals, crooks, desperadoes (or desperados), felons, gunmen, highwaymen, lawbreakers, mafiosi, malefactors, offenders, outlaws, perps, perpetrators, pirates
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