Definition of hoodlum:
plug-ugly, homey, toughie, homeboy, tough, accessory, kindling, punk rock, lump, drug lord, stumper, con woman, roughneck, spunk, fence, arsonist, yobbo, thug, punk rocker, exhaust hood, gangster, strong-armer, clod, mobster, lummox, goon, tinder, gangsta, abductor, gawk, punk, child molester, bonnet, hood, drug baron, touchwood, rowdy, conman, sticker, mug, street fighter, stumblebum, yobo, cap, oaf, lout, lens hood, attack, lubber, gorilla, gangbanger, cowling, poser, con artist, cowl, yob.
- "Brown John's Body", Winston Marks.
- "Men, Women, and Boats", Stephen Crane.
- "The Children of the Poor", Jacob A. Riis.