- n. 流氓；暴徒
an aggressive and violent young criminal
- The hoodlum stabbed at me with a dagger.
- He is a well-known hoodlum in this neighborhood, always bullying others.
- The hoodlum menaced the local merchants .
- If I was a hoodlum I could hit you on the head.
An old aunt had been robbed of fifty cents by some hoodlums.出自： J. K. Toole
This childhood memory, in which a child dies and a hoodlum rises up in his place.出自： R. Ellmann