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Negative ConnotationPlay
Hooligan has a strong negative meaning and implies destructive behavior. SlideThe store owner worried about hooligans smashing windows at night.
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Informal UsagePlay
Hooligan is informal, more likely used in casual conversation than formal writing. SlideHe's just being a hooligan with his loud music at night.
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Avoid MislabelingPlay
Be cautious not to call someone a hooligan unless their actions truly are deliberately troublesome. SlideThey're not hooligans; they just play their games enthusiastically.