What is another word for hoodlum?

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[ hˈʊdləm], [ hˈʊdləm], [ h_ˈʊ_d_l_ə_m]

Related words: thug, robber, street gangs, gangster, vigilante, criminal organization

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    Synonyms for Hoodlum:

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    When most people think of a hoodlum, they think of a person who is criminal, violent, and often times uneducated. However, not all hoodlums are the same. Hoodlums can be anyone, from high school dropouts to Ivy League graduates, from the homeless to the well-off.

    Most hoodlums don't have a single defining characteristic. They can be laborers, professionals, and even politicians. What they share in common is a disregard for law and order. They revel in chaos and disorder, and are often happy to exploit others for their own gain.

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