Synonyms and Antonyms of gangster
a violent, brutal person who is often a member of an organized gang
- Al Capone remains one of the most notorious gangsters in American history.
goon, gorilla, hood, hoodlum, hooligan, mobster, punk, roughneck, rowdy, ruffian, tough
cutthroat, 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