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gangsta

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noun, often attributive gang·sta \ˈgaŋ(k)-stə\

Simple Definition of gangsta

  • : a member of a street gang

  • : a person who performs gangsta rap music

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of gangsta

  1. 1 :  a member of an urban street gang

  2. 2 :  a performer of gangsta rap

Examples of gangsta in a sentence

  1. <the short, violence-filled life of an inner-city gangsta>



Origin and Etymology of gangsta

alteration of gangster


First Known Use: 1988


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