gangster


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gang·ster

 (găng′stər)
n.
1. A member of an organized group of criminals; a racketeer.
2. A member of a gang of delinquents.

gang′ster·dom n.
gang′ster·ism n.

gangster

(ˈɡæŋstə)
n
a member of an organized gang of criminals, esp one who resorts to violence

gang•ster

(ˈgæŋ stər)

n.
a member of a gang of criminals; mobster.
[1895–1900, Amer.]
gang′ster•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gangster - a criminal who is a member of ganggangster - a criminal who is a member of gang  
gang, mob, pack, ring - an association of criminals; "police tried to break up the gang"; "a pack of thieves"
apache - a Parisian gangster
criminal, crook, felon, malefactor, outlaw - someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
yakuza - a Japanese gangster
yardie - member of an international gang of Jamaican criminals who sell drugs and violence; "A much publicized raid on a yardie stronghold had first been simulated at Riot City"

gangster

noun hoodlum (chiefly U.S.), crook (informal), thug, bandit, heavy (slang), tough, hood (U.S. slang), robber, gang member, face (Brit. slang), mobster (U.S. slang), racketeer, desperado, ruffian, brigand, wise guy (U.S.), tsotsi (S. African) a well-known gangster with convictions for armed robbery
Translations
عَضُو في عِصَابَةقاطِع طَريق، عُضو في عِصابَه
gangsterčlen tlupy
gangster
gangsteri
gangster
glæpamaîur
ギャングの一員
갱단의 일원
gangster
gangster
พวกอันธพาล
găng-xtơ

gangster

[ˈgæŋstəʳ] Ngán(g)ster mf

gangster

[ˈgæŋstər] ngangster m, bandit mgangster rap = gangsta rapgang warfare nguerre f des gangs

gangster

nGangster(in) m(f), → Verbrecher(in) m(f)

gangster

[ˈgæŋstəʳ] ngangster m inv

gang

(gӕŋ) noun
1. a number (of workmen etc) working together. a gang of men working on the railway.
2. a group (of people), usually formed for a bad purpose. a gang of jewel thieves.
ˈgangster noun
a member of a gang of criminals.
gang up on
to join or act with a person etc against (some other person etc).
gang up with
to join or act with.

gangster

عَضُو في عِصَابَة gangster gangster Verbrecher γκάνγκστερ gánster gangsteri gangster gangster gangster ギャングの一員 갱단의 일원 gangster gjengmedlem gangster gangster, gângster бандит gangster พวกอันธพาล gangster găng-xtơ 土匪
References in classic literature ?
He's been going to the movies too much, and thinks every man who has had his trousers pressed is a social gangster.
Rangers stressed the residents of Lyari to cooperate with the Rangers and police for the permanent peace in Lyari and informed the Rangers helpline if they found any gangster.
The shootout between the gangsters and paramilitary force took place in Ali Muhammad Mohalla, the stronghold area of Lyari's notorious gangster Ghaffar Zikri.
Within four days of Gounder's killing, gangster Ravicharan Singh Deol, 34, who was once a national-level boxer and a Punjabi singer, surrendered before a court in Sangrur out of fear of being killed in an encounter or being eliminated by his opponents.
Hottensiah Waithira from Kangoya Village in Kiambu County recounts how a lone gangster raided her house last Sunday at around 3am, breaking the door using a huge stone.
KARACHI -- A suspected gangster, who had allegedly established a reign of terror in Lyari and was wanted in over 40 criminal cases, was killed in an 'encounter' in Kharadar in the early hours of Friday morning, officials said.
Gangsters to Governors" introduces a rogue's gallery of colorful characters, ranging from John "Old Smoke" Morrissey, the Irish-born gangster who built Saratoga into a gambling haven in the nineteenth century; to Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire casino magnate who has furiously lobbied against online betting.
by Hindustan Times Sanjay Dutt will soon be seen in Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3.
The gangster, Ross Monaghan, is a member of the Lyons crime gang and was the main suspect in the hunt for the murderer of notorious Kevin "Gerbil" Carroll, an enforcer of the Daniels clan.
com)-- Locally owned Gangster LLC announced today that it will be launching its new G Series wireless headphones on Indiegogo.
3| DFELLAS (1990) RAY A Liotta starred as real-life small time gangster Henry Hill in director Martin Scorsese's films about friends who become part of the mob network.
3 GOODFELLAS (1990) RAY Liotta starred as real-life small time gangster Henry Hill in director Martin Scorsese's films about friends who become part of the mob network.