Definition of Ringster

1. Noun. Member of a (political or economic) ring ¹



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Definition of Ringster

1. a member of a ring [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ringster

ringneck
ringneck dove
ringneck snake
ringnecks
ringolevio
ringpiece
ringpieces
rings
rings in
ringside
ringside seat
ringsider
ringsiders
ringsides
ringspot
ringster (current term)
ringsters
ringstraked
ringtail
ringtailed
ringtails
ringtaw
ringtaws
ringtone
ringtones
ringtoss
ringtosses
ringway
ringways
ringwise

Literary usage of Ringster

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1. The American Commonwealth by James Bryce Bryce (1914)
"But the attachment of the ringster is usually given wholly to the concrete party, that is to the men who compose it, regarded as office-holders or ..."

2. Modern Democracies by James Bryce Bryce (1921)
"... to turn out to vote, perhaps also because some of their party managers had a secret professional sympathy with the Democratic ringster opponents. ..."

3. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"ringster. A member of such a ring. 1869 Stocks are what brokers make them, and their varying rate is determined by a " ring."—JH Browne, ' Great Metropolis ..."

4. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1895)
"... and have a few neophytes on hand, and in training, to take such offices as some circumstance makes it impossible for an old ringster to take. ..."

5. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"ringster (American), a member of a noisy clique, political or otherwise, whose object is to profit its members at public expense ..."

6. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
"Heenan was in poor condition when defeated by Morrissey, and had had little experience as a ringster, but under the guidance of Aaron Jones, ..."

7. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
"Heenan was in poor condition when defeated by Morrissey, and had had little experience as a ringster, but under the guidance of Aaron Jones, ..."

8. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
"... and had had little experience as a ringster, but under the guidance of Aaron Jones, a former English fighter who had established a school of boxing in ..."

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