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goon squad

A group of people hired or acting for the purposes of enforcement, protection, intimidation, and/or harassment on behalf of someone else. Primarily heard in US. After Mr. Smith refused to pay the mafia protection money, they sent a goon squad around to rough him up.
See also: goon, squad

gooned

slang Drunk. Do you remember last night at the bar at all? You were totally gooned!
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goon-platoon

slang A military platoon that is known for its misdeeds or mistakes. Please tell me I'm not going to be in charge of that goon-platoon.

goon

(gun)
1. n. a stupid person; a fool. Todd is a silly goon, but he’s a lot of fun at parties.
2. n. a hooligan; a thug or bodyguard. (Underworld.) Call off your goons!

goon squad

1. n. an organized group of thugs; a gang of toughs. (Underworld.) The goon squad Mr. Big sent around scared the devil out of Wilmer.
2. n. the police. My old buddy on the goon squad tells me there’ll be some action over on Maple Street tonight.
See also: goon, squad

gooned

(gund)
mod. drunk. (As though beat up by a goon.) His date was gooned by ten, and he had to take her home.
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goon-platoon

n. a platoon of misfits; a platoon that is noted for its errors. (Military.) Well, the goon-platoon’s done it again!
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We know more about the Goon family laundry--which existed from about 1915 to 1952 in Portland's Woodfords Corner neighborhood--than any other Maine Chinese laundry.
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Then we marched on under cover of the Goons, invisible to our own gods.
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Investors were attacked and chased away by goons in one county and leaders are saying that "we don't want seminars in our areas.
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The goons held the terrorised woman and her granddaughter Maneesha hostage while they drank beer after locking the house from inside.