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nouninformal Australian, New Zealand
A lout or hooligan, especially a young man who drives recklessly.
idiot, halfwit, nincompoop, blockhead, buffoon, dunce, dolt, ignoramus, cretin, imbecile, dullard, moron, simpleton, clod
- ‘the whole family was wiped out because some drunken hoon had to drive his car’
verb[no object] informal Australian, New Zealand
Behave in a loutish way, especially by driving recklessly.
- ‘she noticed people hooning around Ohariu Valley’
1930s of unknown origin.
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