Translation of hoodlum in Spanish:


matón, n.

Pronunciation /ˈhudləm//ˈhʊdləm//ˈhuːdləm/



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    matón masculine informal
    matona feminine informal
    gorila masculine
    • Instead the tabloids were full of stories about gangs of hoodlums running out of control, terrorising vulnerable people.
    • First of all a fearless, infallible hero pitted against a bunch of hoodlums and brutal, power-crazy politicians is too stereotypical for words.
    • Not content to leave it at that, the gang of hoodlums chased after the drunken trio.
    • He was a gangster, a hoodlum, a thug: much less creative than his dad.
    • Over time, Taylor begins to enjoy life as a car-jacking hoodlum.
    • But the most horrific incident of this sort in the novel occurs when Lorraine is raped by C. C. Baker and his gang of hoodlums.
    • The hoodlums reportedly beat Palestinian villagers and vandalised their property.
    • In fact, many people believe gangsters and hoodlums are vicious and violent by nature.
    • But this was the work of a handful of hoodlums, terrorists or just plain criminals.
    • The aim is to reduce the number of criminals who prey on tourists and get young hoodlums off the streets.
    • When he talks of cracking down on the hoodlums and thugs who make life miserable on Britain's poorest estates, people listen because they suspect he knows whereof he speaks.
    • Doesn't such an attitude encourage hoodlums to commit such crimes again and again?
    • The gist is this: there's a small Scottish town plagued with young hoodlums whose violence is getting out of hand.
    • Suddenly a gang of young hoodlums enters, led by a thug named Frankie McCarthy.
    • A pair of London hoodlums, rejected by the established criminal set, execute a spate of robberies, which finally results in the death of a policeman.
    • So you mean to tell me that those hoodlums are free to go after what they have been doing to my son?
    • Here was a young man who had left his middle-class home to fight alongside labourers, professors, artists and hoodlums.
    • Off-licences selling alcohol to underage drinkers could be targeted as tough tactics are adopted to stop teenage hoodlums terrorising a town.
    • One particularly edgy sequence involves the hijacking of a transit bus by a young hoodlum, who's then frustrated by the unwillingness of his hostages to express themselves honestly to him.
    • Then they saw thugs and hoodlums taking over the streets.