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
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