What The Fuck Is A Mook?

This scene was from the movie ‘Mean Streets’ (1973) directed by Martin Scorcese. The movie is about a small-time hood that struggles to succeed on the “mean streets” of Little Italy… kind of like The Lake. In ‘Mean Streets’ you find Mooks, in The Lake you find Mushes. See: https://touchmyculture.com/lingo/