Definition of Gangster

1. Noun. A criminal who is a member of gang.

Exact synonyms: Mobster
Group relationships: Gang, Mob, Pack, Ring
Specialized synonyms: Apache, Yakuza, Yardie
Generic synonyms: Criminal, Crook, Felon, Malefactor, Outlaw
Specialized synonyms: Al Capone, Alphonse Capone, Capone, Scarface
Derivative terms: Gang, Mob, Mob



Definition of Gangster

1. Noun. A member of a criminal or street gang. ¹

2. Noun. A member of a professional criminal organization; a racketeer. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gangster

1. a member of a criminal gang [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gangster

gangrenous pharyngitis
gangrenous pneumonia
gangrenous rhinitis
gangrenous stomatitis
gangræna
gangs
gangs up
gangs up on
gangsaw
gangsman
gangsmen
gangst
gangsta
gangsta rap
gangstas
gangster (current term)
gangster's moll
gangsterdom
gangsterdoms
gangsterish
gangsterism
gangsterisms
gangsterlike
gangsters
gangue
gangues
ganguro
gangway
gangways
ganil

Literary usage of Gangster

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1. More Than a Name: State-Sponsored Homophobia and Its Consequences in by Scott Long, A. Widney Brown, Gail Cooper (2003)
"[You] see that is the gangster regime of Blair. ... "British Gay-gangster Tactics Won't Work," People's Voice, Zimbabwe, November 14-20, 1999. ..."

2. The Great Change by Charles Wesley Wood (1918)
"The gangster is the most loyal type of person, for the gang is built on loyalty. The gangster will violate his own conscience in order to be true to his ..."

3. More Than a Name: State-Sponsored Homophobia and Its Consequences in by Scott Long, A. Widney Brown, Gail Cooper (2003)
"[You] see that is the gangster regime of Blair. ... "British Gay-gangster Tactics Won't Work," People's Voice, Zimbabwe, November 14-20, 1999. ..."

4. The Great Change by Charles Wesley Wood (1918)
"The gangster is the most loyal type of person, for the gang is built on loyalty. The gangster will violate his own conscience in order to be true to his ..."

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