Thesaurus

Mafias

noun
plural of Mafia

Synonyms of Mafias

a group involved in secret or criminal activities
  • the local Mafia largely finances itself through extortion rackets and drug trafficking

Synonyms for Mafias

Words Related to Mafias

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Mafias

Cite this Entry

“Mafias.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/Mafias. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on Mafias

Nglish: Translation of Mafias for Spanish Speakers

Comments on Mafias

What made you want to look up Mafias? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt painting a young scholar and his tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!