loogan comes from the marriage of the words loser and hooligan. Goonish behaviour contributes to the loogans lack of success in his work life, relationships and ability to function as a normal human male.
that loogan got fired again for getting into a fight at work.
Originally a term, perh. derog., of an irish hoodlum.
Now used to indicate any rural, slack-jawed yokel of incestuous inbreeding.
Noted for intolerant, yet resourceful nature.
Especially applies to those in Northern Ontario and Tennessee.
The loogan in Sudbury was warming up the moment (with his first cousin, sex not determined) to the passionate stylings of David Wilcox's "Layin' Pipe."
History of word- obscure, perhaps derived from "Hooligan"
1.n.or v.- A slang term used to describe an unsophisticated provincial person of backwoodsian origin; usually of lower-class, anglo-saxon descent.
"That service station attendent is a real loogan"
even though the dude is hot, he's a real loogan
Raymond Chandler simply defines a Loogan as, "A guy with a gun."
Phillip Marlowe is always on the lookout for any Loogan dumb enough to draw a gat on him.