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mob·ster

 (mŏb′stər)
n.
A member of a criminal gang or crime syndicate.

mobster

(ˈmɒbstə)
n
a US slang word for gangster

mob•ster

(ˈmɒb stər)

n.
a member of a criminal mob.
[1915–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mobster - a criminal who is a member of gangmobster - 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"
Translations

mobster

[ˈmɒbstəʳ] N (US) → gángster m, pandillero m

mobster

n (esp US) → Gangster(in) m(f), → Bandit(in) m(f)

mobster

[ˈmɒbstəʳ] n (Am) → gangster m inv
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