gang·​er ˈgaŋ-ər How to pronounce ganger (audio)
: the foreman of a gang of workers

Examples of ganger in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a post-Joker world, what led you to another flashy ganger in Black Mask (Ewan McGregor), albeit one who’s sadistic, paranoid and insecure? Brian Davids, The Hollywood Reporter, 11 Feb. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1836, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ganger was in 1836

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“Ganger.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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