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gangster

play
noun gang·ster \ˈgaŋ-stər\

Simple Definition of gangster

  • : a member of a group of violent criminals

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of gangster

  1. :  a member of a gang of criminals :  racketeer

gangsterdom play \-dəm\ noun
gangsterish play \-stə-rish\ adjective
gangsterism play \-stə-ˌri-zəm\ noun

Examples of gangster in a sentence

  1. <Al Capone remains one of the most notorious gangsters in American history.>



1886

First Known Use of gangster

1886


GANGSTER Defined for Kids

gangster

play
noun gang·ster \ˈgaŋ-stər\

Definition of gangster for Students

  1. :  a member of a gang of criminals




Law Dictionary

gangster

noun gang·ster

Legal Definition of gangster

  1. :  a member of a gang of criminals





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