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palooka

noun

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a big clumsy often slow-witted person
  • I wish he wouldn't bring over here that bunch of palookas he calls his friends

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“Palooka.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/palooka. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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