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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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With his fan credentials officially sealed by the fact he's already played Secombe in two separate Goons-based stage productions, Goon Bandage and Ying Tong - A Walk With The Goons, Patterson said that, although very much of their time, the appeal of Milligan et al was limitless.
The prince has been a fan of the Goon Show's surreal radio sketches performed by Sir Harry Secombe, Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers and Michael Bentine, since he was a schoolboy and revealed how he could mimic all the characters the trio created.
We rushed right in and poured out our fury, and we cut down Goons in every direction, ignorant as they were of where and what they were fighting.
They included Goons fans who had travelled from across Britain to attend the funeral of the last Goon.
SPIKE Milligan's death finally closes the book on the Goons - probably the most original and influential comedy group Britain has ever produced.
Spike and Sir Harry, 78, are the only two surviving Goons. And Sir Harry is partly paralysed after a stroke, as well as suffering from prostate cancer and diabetes.
Witnesses saw twenty of these murders and each time identified the killers as Wilson's goons. Yet the FBI, which held primary jurisdiction, failed to bring a single case to trial.
As is typical with Williams, a work of 1992 titled The Cartoon Disease has two subsidiary titles: Scholastic Designation: Satisfactory Mental Health Is Predicated on the Self-Denial Standard That, Abstraction Is Anomaly and What a Monkey Sees Is What a Monkey Will Do, Hence the Liberties Expressed in Cartoons Expose the Supple Minds of Children to the "Curse of the ThreeFingered Glove" and Remedial Title: Pantyhose and Shorts Nibblin' Pulp-Paper Goons Aren't For Junior and Sis.
According to the producer of the show, Sakett Saawhney, the team had valid shooting permission, but some drunk goons disrupted them and attacked the crew.
They spoke of the agony they have gone through as the goons have kept them off the land they claim to have legitimately acquired.
HIRED GOONS Trouble began when a local businessman in Kehancha town, identified as Mnati, led rowdy youth to disrupt the rally as people were gathering to await the arrival of Mr Odinga.
It seems Shujaat's death is now a tool for goons to use to threaten other journalists.'
KARACHI -- Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party has strongly condemned armed attack on PPP workers convention in Nakial, Kotli district in Azad Jammu and Kashmir by the goons of PML-N in which PPP workers martyred and injured with bullet wounds.
Producer Dave Freak explains: "We picked these two shows because some of the Goons' scripts are massively loved and people know them very well.