Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun goon

2 senses of goon

Sense 1
lout, clod, stumblebum, goon, oaf, lubber, lummox, lump, gawk -- (an awkward stupid person)
       => clumsy person -- (a person with poor motor coordination)

Sense 2
hood, hoodlum, goon, punk, thug, tough, toughie, strong-armer -- (an aggressive and violent young criminal)
       => criminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactor -- (someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime)

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