Definitions of goon
  1. noun
    an awkward stupid person
    synonyms: clod, gawk, lout, lubber, lummox, lump, oaf, stumblebum
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    type of:
    clumsy person
    a person with poor motor coordination
  2. noun
    an aggressive and violent young criminal
    synonyms: hood, hoodlum, punk, strong-armer, thug, tough, toughie
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    a hired thug
    type of:
    criminal, crook, felon, malefactor, outlaw
    someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
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