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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."
by Diego August 25, 2003
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1. Slight sins or offenses
2. Petty crimes or small infractions
3. Las Vegas Punk Rock!
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The fan base of the Dark-Pop Alternative Rock Band, The Neighbourhood, will refer to themselves as hoodlums. The Band currently holds four people, Jesse Rutherford, Zach Abels, Jeremy Freedman, and Mikey Margott. They had a former member, Bryan Sammis, that left the Band to pursue a solo career in music. The Band became more well known through their popular song, "Sweater Weather", which hit mainstream radios.
Jenny- "Man, I love their entire album, I am a die hard hoodlum."
Connie- "Yeah, bro their music is sexy."
by jennyh February 23, 2014
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A young juvenile who cause havoc across their local area
JayJay said β€œArchie has been terrorising the north east he’s a little hoodlum”
by Archie is a fatneek February 26, 2021
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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!
by Legs (Saintt) December 02, 2006
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A gangster; a thug

A tough, often aggressive or violent youth.
I saw hoodlums stealing a car.
by craigbo January 29, 2012
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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...
by lil pimpin' June 23, 2006
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