A hooligan weilding a bat.
An example of a hooligan is a teenager who steals car stereos.
- a hoodlum, esp. a young one
- any rowdy or violent person
Origin of hooligan; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Hooligan (or Houlihan), name of an Irish family in Southwark, London
Origin of hooliganOrigin unknown.
Almost certainly from the surname Houlihan.