Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as Hun.
- n. dated A unit of weight, used to measure opium in British-controlled China.
- n. Australia, slang, dated A pimp.
- n. Australia, slang A lout.
- n. Australia, New Zealand, slang One who drives excessively quickly, loudly or irresponsibly; a street drag racer often driving heavily-customized cars.
- v. Australia, New Zealand, slang To drive excessively quickly, loudly or irresponsibly.
- Uncertain origin. Pimp sense from early 20th c. (Wiktionary)
“I did not type the word hoon, i typed the word cnut … only spelled differently!”
“Boy racer' Lewis Hamilton fined £300 over car stunts in front of fans in Australia ace Lewis Hamilton was described as a 'hoon' - a loutish boy racer - by an Australian magistrate”
“Nor was the exact definition of 'hoon' - because keeping this term loose makes selective interpretation by the regulators very convenient.”
“South Australian police will be empowered to crush the cars of so-called hoon drivers under tough new laws that come into effect on Sunday.”
“The Victorian Government's proposed three-step anti-hoon agenda is this: For a first offence, the so-called hoon's car is impounded for 30 days.”
“If a hoon is a person who, for example, drives a car at 160km/h in a 60 zone, then I reckon that person should go to jail.”
“All of which puts my own thoughts on the the definition of "hoon" into the shade:”
“Hamilton fell foul to Victoria state's so-called "hoon" laws on March 26, two days before the race.”
“British driving ace says sorry over stunt FORMULA One driver Lewis Hamilton has apologised for his "hoon" antics in a letter to a magistrate who fined him for doing a burnout as he left the”
“And please .. 'hoon' this, 'hoon' that ... find another buzz word.”
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