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A term coined by Douglas Rushkoff in an episode of PBS's "Frontline" entitled "The Merchants of Cool." Mooks are archetypal young males(teens-early 20s) who act like moronic boneheads. They are self centered simpletons who live a drunken frat-boy lifestyle(or are frat-boys). Examples can be found anytime someone watches "Jackass." Rushkoff claimed that the media glorifies this ideal and stifles natural self expression, however, some people might argue teenage boys have always acted like morons(its actually a long-standing stereotype). Nonetheless, standardized conformist dumbass-culture behind a veneer of exhuberance is a scary notion indeed.

Opposite of Mooks are Midriffs; oxymoronic innocent skanks who are modeled after Britney Spears.
Although everyone likes to blame Jackass, anyone on that show is a model Mook.
by gooberliberation December 28, 2005
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dummy, idiot, retard, loser, unlikeable person, poseur, etc.
Basically someone that you think is stupid.

This is how it is interpreted in So.Cal. for the most part.
There you go you fuckin' mooks.
i hate that mook,what's with this mook?,get this mook out of here,fuck these mooks,this guy looks like a mook.
by C.E.Meza April 21, 2006
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people or person that are oafish or goonish. often compared to a large dumb animal. Not mean by nature but quickly provoked to stupidity.
" that guy is a friggin MOOK !"
by pete vex May 23, 2008
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Usually used to refer to generic goons in TV and role-playing games. Mooks are usually faceless henchmen who show up only to be easily dispatched by the main characters.
1) The Saiba-men in Dragonball Z were a bunch of mooks.

2) It's fun to beat down a ton of mooks before facing the "boss" monster.

by ObiWayneKenobi February 19, 2007
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A person who believes fake news.

Someone gullible enough to believe a news story without assessing whether it comes from a credible source.
"He only read the headline and believed the story was real; what a mook!"
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(adj) a jerk; not that nice of a person.
That guy just bumped into you, and didn't even say sorry. What a mook!
by Wormtail March 08, 2005
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Mook - can be used as a noun or an adjective with the same meaning as "jackass" and "mother fucker" but in a more polite sense.
My basketball coach is a mook.
by S e a n July 19, 2005
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