Term originally used to describe greasers.
"Hood," is what a greasr would originally be called (the term "greaser," wasn't developed until the early 70's)
"Lum," was short for "slums(ghetto)," which was were most "greasers," would usually live.
You young hoodlums better be gone before I call the fuzz!
Young trouble maker's who wear hooded jumper's and/or large puffy FUBU jacket's, baseball caps, shiny pants and may sport chains.
Often seen loitering in front of drugstores and on stoop's and fences, harrassing passer's by.
"Check that crew of hoodlums over there."
"I ran into a group of hoods the other night. They 'rolled' me for everything I owned. Shoes, socks and underwear included."
A Young Thug or gangster, very violent
1. My homies dad called me a hoodlum
I was like Hell nah, and I busted a cap in him
2.No More ?'s by Eazy E
...Call a girl out a name, yo I ain't no lover
I'm a pimp, mack daddy, lookin for the dollar
At thirteen I bought a six-fo' Impala
Rollin, and runnin from the police
Brother don't you know you can't trust a thief or thug, convict, hoodlum or criminal...
A gangster; a thug
A tough, often aggressive or violent youth.
I saw hoodlums stealing a car.
Janis&Jamie are true Hoodlums
Teenagers local to McDonald's that make a weekly trek to Wendy's. They must travel through the "lum" whilst wearing hoods. Hoodlums are trouble makers.
Kara and Zach are your typical, troublesome hoodlums.
A person who doesn't keep his promises. One who cannot meet a simple deadline; letting people down in the process.
Chris: Hey I'm going to release a game on the 25th of January.
Warzone: It's been 3 days man what's going on you're becoming a hoodlum.