noun \ˈgaŋ-stər\

: a member of a group of violent criminals

Full Definition of GANGSTER

:  a member of a gang of criminals :  racketeer
gang·ster·dom \-dəm\ noun
gang·ster·ish \-stə-rish\ adjective
gang·ster·ism \-stə-ˌri-zəm\ noun

Examples of GANGSTER

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

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