mob boss


: someone who controls part of an organized criminal group

Examples of mob boss in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The attack took place just hours after the Boston mob boss was transferred to the United States Penitentiary Hazelton in Bruceton Mills, W.Va. Becca Longmire, Peoplemag, 14 May 2024 Set in Las Vegas in 1976, Armageddon Road follows a hapless ex-con hired by a mob boss to chauffeur his girlfriend for an evening, only to find his passenger dies of a cocaine overdose. Etan Vlessing, The Hollywood Reporter, 13 May 2024 Travolta, now 70, and Jackson, now 75, starred as two enforcers working for mob boss Marsellus Wallace (Ving Rhames); Thurman costars as Marsellus' wife Mia. Tommy McArdle, Peoplemag, 19 Apr. 2024 For most viewers, the last time James Gandolfini played neurotic mob boss Tony Soprano was June 10, 2007, in the series finale of The Sopranos. Dustin Nelson,, 16 Apr. 2024 The poem makes its way from a priest to a mob boss in New York City, where it is taken by Tosches after he’s asked to verify its authenticity. Nick Vivarelli, Variety, 20 Feb. 2024 Brosnan plays Charlie Swift, a hitman who has been working for his aging mob boss, Stan (Caan), for two decades. Naman Ramachandran, Variety, 11 Mar. 2024 Jack Axelrod, the actor who played mob boss Victor Jerome on General Hospital and had guest roles on Grey’s Anatomy, My Name Is Earl, and many other shows, has died., 16 Dec. 2023 For an hour, audiences watched open-mouthed as New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano (James Gandolfini) took his spoiled but essentially sweet daughter, Meadow (Jamie-Lynn Sigler), on a college tour, only to glimpse, at a gas station, an FBI informant who put several of his friends in jail. Mary McNamara, Los Angeles Times, 7 Feb. 2024

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“Mob boss.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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