gangster

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noun gang·ster \ˈgaŋ-stər\

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 English Language Learners

gangster

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noun gang·ster \ˈgaŋ-stər\

Definition of gangster for English Language Learners

  • : a member of a group of violent criminals


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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