HyperDic: gangster

English > 1 sense of the word gangster:
NOUNperson gangster, mobstera criminal who is a member of gang
gangster > pronunciation
Soundsgae'ngster
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > gangster: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA criminal who is a member of gang.
Synonymmobster
InstancesCapone, Al Capone, Alphonse Capone, ScarfaceUnited States gangster who terrorized / terrorized Chicago during prohibition until arrested for tax evasion (1899-1947)
Member ofgang, pack, ring, mobAn association of criminals
NarrowerapacheA Parisian gangster
yakuzaA Japanese gangster
yardieMember of an international gang of Jamaican criminals who sell drugs and violence
Broadercriminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactorsomeone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
Spanishgangster, gángster, gánster, mafioso, pandillero, pistolero
Catalangàngster, pistoler
Nounsgangan association of criminals

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