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goon

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgoongoon /ɡuːn/ noun [countable] informal 🔊 🔊 1 especially British EnglishSTUPID/NOT SENSIBLE a silly or stupid person2 especially American EnglishDCCRIME a violent criminal who is paid to frighten or attack people
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goonA bald-headed goon in a red blazer shot out of his seat and whacked me on the heel of my left foot.You know: goons in bowling jackets with cheap cigars and 18-inch necks.Anyway, there were just too many goons and cops around, and our group had left.Whatever vanishing act had saved her from the goon with the gun, it had left her armed.Hell, those goons were in complete charge, with their car caravans, squealing their tires around, intimidating people.What happens if those two goons have a sudden change of heart and decide not to let us go?
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