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A goon is a personal bodyguard or a thug or ruffian employed by a person or people as a personal enforcer. A goon typically intimidates, assaults, or batters people who oppose their employer.
Goon may also refer to:
- A performer in The Goon Show
- A Guard in a prisoner of war camp, (British World War II usage)
- One of a fictional race of creatures living on Goon Island in the Popeye cartoon series (see Alice the Goon)
- Barney Irwin (born 1954), wrestler briefly known as "The Goon"
- Enforcer (ice hockey), also known as a goon
- Goon (album), a 1996 release by Global Goon
- Goon (film), a 2011 comedy film starring Seann William Scott
- The Goon, comic book series created by Eric Powell
- Another name for the character in the Kilroy was here graffiti
- Australian/New Zealand slang word for cheap box wine, particularly common amongst Australian students
- GOONs, Guardians of the Oglala Nation, private paramilitary group active on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation during the early 1970s
- GOONS, an acronym for the Guild of One-Name Studies
- Mr Goon, oafish local policeman in Enid Blyton's Five Find-Outers series of children's books
- Go-on, a possible way of reading certain Japanese Kanji
- Goon Squad (disambiguation)
- Gune, a gnome-like character from the film Titan A.E.
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