Sentence examples for hoodlum from high-quality English sources.

  • (Old-school directors Nicholas Ray and Sam Fuller also show up in minor hoodlum roles.)

  • Good news in today’s world is like a fugitive, treated like a hoodlum and put on the run.

  • The Assistant (1957; film 1997) is about a young Gentile hoodlum and an old Jewish grocer.

  • Edgar Hoover stressed, in a memo, the imperative to develop “live sources within the upper echelon of the organized hoodlum element.”

  • We were in the movie Hoodlum, about “Bumpy” Johnson, where she played a kingpin in Harlem.

  • Gilroy examined “Dead on Arrival”: an extremely bloody hoodlum lies supine beside a car, an identifying tag looped around his left wrist.

  • PABLO ESCOBAR was a car thief and small-time hoodlum in Medellin, Colombia's second city, when he discovered America's appetite for cocaine.

  • The two squabble at Cosby’s Met Gala-themed luncheon, and Cosby, befitting the legacy of her surname, deems Shah a “hoodlum” and a “hood rat.”

Use hoodlum in a sentence.

  • And it was far from clear what pertinence they had to the case of a hoodlum who had gone looking for a homosexual to shake down and then lashed out.

  • The centre's truly hideous multi-storey car park was the location where the anti-hero, played by Michael Caine, disposed of a local hoodlum by throwing him off the roof.

  • Only Warner Brothers specialized in movies, usually gangster sagas, about the violence and poverty of slum life, a life the embattled hoodlum protagonists always yearned to escape.

  • A gangster whose Mafia ties reputedly went back to the days of Al Capone, Bartone was a hulking man with thick black hair and dark eyes—a “typical hoodlum appearance,” according to his F.B.I. file.

  • It may be said—and in truth it is said, by a whispering imaginary skeptic—that there’s no way a fifty-one-year-old man can take down a tattooed career criminal, a hoodlum Moriarty, twenty years his junior.

  • His own directorial debut, Badlands (1973), which he also scripted, starred Martin Sheen as a small-town hoodlum who persuades a naive teenage girl (played by Sissy Spacek) to run away with him as he embarks on a…

  • In a youthful scrape at the Harvard Inn, a young hoodlum named Frank Galluccio slashed Capone with a knife or razor across his left cheek after Capone made a crude comment to Galluccio’s sister, prompting the later nickname “Scarface.”

  • His own directorial debut, Badlands (1973), which he also scripted, starred Martin Sheen as a small-town hoodlum who persuades a naive teenage girl (played by Sissy Spacek) to run away with him as he embarks on a string of dispassionate murders.

hoodlum sentence examples

  • After another drive-in feature, The Young Captives (1959), Kershner moved to more serious fare with The Hoodlum Priest (1961), which featured Don Murray as a real-life Jesuit priest who tries but fails to save a juvenile delinquent from a life of crime.

  • The police seldom feature, and when they do it is as victims or worse: some are too busy listening to a football match to notice, or perhaps care, that a hoodlum has brushed a stroller with his speeding scooter, sending it careering into a wall and leaving the child inside sobbing.

  • Another long absence from the theatre ended with a stunning performance as a roguish Chicago hoodlum in Lyle Kessler’s Orphans at the Hampstead theatre in 1986 (and a movie version a year later) and another great turn as a Catholic priest, held hostage and deprived of his faith, in Harwood’s JJ Farr at the Phoenix theatre.

  • As the preamble to an interview it is not promising, but Day-Lewis has been in the film business for more than 20 years since he first made headlines as the gay hoodlum in My Beautiful Laundrette in 1985, and so knows that, as part of what he labels 'the fatuous science of marketing', talking about himself goes with the territory.

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On this page, there are 20 sentence examples for hoodlum. They are all from high-quality sources and constantly processed by lengusa's machine learning routines.

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  • 4 sentence examples for hoodlum from The Guardian
  • 1 sentence examples for hoodlum from Independent
  • 6 sentence examples for hoodlum from Encyclopedia Britannica
  • 6 sentence examples for hoodlum from The New Yorker
  • 3 sentence examples for hoodlum from The Economist
    There are 7 relevant lexical connections:
  • • Relevant word or phrase for hoodlum is hood
  • • Relevant word or phrase for hoodlum is thug
  • • Relevant word or phrase for hoodlum is punk
  • • Relevant word or phrase for hoodlum is tough
  • • Relevant word or phrase for hoodlum is strong-armer
  • • Relevant word or phrase for hoodlum is goon
  • • Relevant word or phrase for hoodlum is toughie

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