Examples of mobster in a Sentence
the mobster threatened to break his legs if he didn't pay up
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Longtime perusers of This Space might note that these two Mobsters are frequent sparring partners in the comments section (which for years was fantastic, until Mother Gannett ruined it by adding a paywall and requiring a Facebook login.)
Their fiercest competitor, Zippy's, has been the local hot spot since an infamous mobster was murdered there decades ago.
Its host was a former Gambino family mobster, who had spent years in maximum security prison before converting to Judaism, becoming an author, and sharing his experiences.
Sater and Lauria had personal ties to mobsters, and the firm received protection from Mikhail Sater’s associate in the Genovese family.
The streets had long been home to Jewish lefties and Italian agitators, theater people, avant-gardists, anarchists, artists, mobsters, as well as the very poor.
The visceral violence in this opening salvo - soldiers machine-gunning and beheading demonstrators, a warship bombarding a left-leaning publishing house, mobsters hacking activists to death on wide boulevards - continues unabated in the showpiece.
As a hotel in the 1930s, the Mayfair provided wealthy and famous Northerners, including mobster Al Capone and actress Tallulah Bankhead, a place to spend the night.
As the Katsyvs’ lawyer, Veselnitskaya got the reputed mobster sent to jail, and secured international arrest warrants for the business owner and his family.
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Synonymsbully, gangbanger, gangsta, gangster, goon, gorilla, hood, hooligan, hoodlum, mug, plug-ugly, punk, roughneck, rowdy, ruffian, thug, tough, toughie (also toughy), yob [British], yobbo [British]
Related Wordscutthroat, scoundrel, villain; assassin, bandit, bravo, brigand, criminal, crook, desperado, felon, gunman, highwayman, lawbreaker, mafioso, malefactor, offender, outlaw, perp, perpetrator, pirate; pickpocket, racketeer, robber, swindler, thief, vandal; juvenile delinquent, tearaway [British]
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