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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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Her career as a local prosecutor in New York saw cases brought against politicians, mobsters, police officers accused of brutality, and banks accused of malpractice that resulted in fines running into billions of dollars.
In "The Milwaukee Mafia: Mobsters in the Heartland", author Gavin Schmitt relies on previously unseen police reports, FBI investigative notes, coroner's records, newspaper articles, family lore and more to bring to light an era of Milwaukee's history that has been largely undocumented and shrouded in myth.
"The Milwaukee Mafia: Mobsters in the Heartland" by Wisconsin organized crime expert Gavin Schmitt is a 288 page history of the mob in Milwaukee drawn from previously unseen police reports, FBI investigative notes, coroner's records, newspaper articles, family lore and a great deal more to bring to light an era of Milwaukee's history that has been largely undocumented and shrouded in myth.