Meaning of hoon in English:

hoon

Pronunciation /huːn/

noun

informal Australian, New Zealand
  • A lout or hooligan, especially a young man who drives recklessly.

    • ‘the whole family was wiped out because some drunken hoon had to drive his car’
    idiot, halfwit, nincompoop, blockhead, buffoon, dunce, dolt, ignoramus, cretin, imbecile, dullard, moron, simpleton, clod

verb

[no object] informal Australian, New Zealand
  • Behave in a loutish way, especially by driving recklessly.

    • ‘she noticed people hooning around Ohariu Valley’

Origin

1930s of unknown origin.