a group of hired thugs used to perform ruthless or violent acts.
A group of ruffians •Used of the opposition by both sides in labor disputes: A few weeks later, another ”goon squad,” as they have been rightly labeled/ What some doctors deride as investigative ”goon squads” (mid-1930s+)
- Go on track
verb phrase To patrol an area seeking prostitution customers; hook: Then I’d go on track till 4 AM, sleep two more hours, and start over (1970s+ Prostitutes)
- Go on the hook for something
verb phrase To go into debt: So you’ll go on the hook for one of those eighty-dollar sports-car coats (1950s+)
[goo-nee] /ˈgu ni/ adjective, goonier, gooniest. 1. Slang. stupid, foolish, or awkward: a goony smile on his face. 2. Informal. of or like a ; thuggish; brutal. noun, plural goonies. 3. Slang. (def 2a). 4. .
[goop] /gup/ noun, Informal. 1. a bad-mannered or inconsiderate person; clod; boor. [goop] /gup/ noun, Slang. 1. a viscous or sticky substance; goo. /ɡuːp/ noun (US & Canadian, slang) 1. a rude or ill-mannered person 2. any sticky or semiliquid substance noun [1940s+; probably fr goo] noun A stupid and boorish person; clod, klutz [1900+; […]