Definition of mobster
: a member of a criminal gang
Examples of mobster in a Sentence
the mobster threatened to break his legs if he didn't pay up
Recent Examples of mobster from the Web
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.
The latest evidence of the Romanaissance is Romano’s casting in Martin Scorsese’s upcoming mobster film, The Irishman, alongside Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci.
Investigators have followed an array of leads and suspects — mobsters, Irish gunrunners, local thieves and even a Hollywood screenwriter.
And so does Tony Denison as the scary-as-hell Luca, based on mobster Tony Spilotro.
A mobster lives lavishly in a Jetsons-meets-the-Flintstones house in Park Ridge.
In its decision, the appeals court ordered that the initial 40-year sentence of the mobster, Gregory Scarpa Jr., be reinstated.
The opportunists sold the works for €350,000 to alleged Italian mobster Raffaele Imperiale.
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MOBSTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mobster for English Language Learners
: someone who is part of a secret organized group of criminals : a member of the Mob
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