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gangster

noun

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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

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The first known use of gangster was in 1884

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“Gangster.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gangster. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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