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gang·sta

 (găng′stə)
n. Slang
A person who is active in a gang, especially a young member of a criminal gang; a gangster.
adj.
Of or relating to the music, clothing, and culture of street gangs.

[Pronunciation spelling of the African American Vernacular English pronunciation of gangster.]

gangsta

(ˈɡæŋstə)
n
1. a member of a criminal gang
2. a type of rap music
3. a gangsta rapper
adj
4. of or relating to gangs or members of a gang
5. of or relating to gangsta rap
[C20: phonetic rendering of gangster]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gangsta - (Black English) a member of a youth gang
AAVE, African American English, African American Vernacular English, Black English, Black English Vernacular, Black Vernacular, Black Vernacular English, Ebonics - a nonstandard form of American English characteristically spoken by African Americans in the United States
youth gang - a gang whose members are teenagers
compeer, equal, peer, match - a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
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