What does gangster mean?

Definitions for gangster
ˈgæŋ stərgang·ster

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gangster, mobster(noun)

    a criminal who is a member of gang

Wiktionary

  1. gangster(Noun)

    A member of a criminal or street gang.

    Etymology: Circa 1895, .

  2. gangster(Noun)

    A member of a professional criminal organization; a racketeer.

    Etymology: Circa 1895, .

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  1. Gangster

    A gangster is a criminal who is a member of a gang. Some gangs are considered to be part of organized crime. Gangsters are also called mobsters, a term derived from mob and the suffix -ster. Gangs provide a level of organization and resources that support much larger and more complex criminal transactions than an individual criminal could achieve. Gangsters have been active for many years in countries around the world. Some gangsters, perhaps most notably Al Capone, have become infamous. Gangsters are the subject of many movies, particularly from the period between 1930 and 1960. Nowadays, unorganized crime from non-Italian origins have taken to using the word "gangster" to refer to their fellow criminals, though often spelled as "gangsta" in reference to non-rhotic Black American pronunciation.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gangster in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gangster in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of gangster in a Sentence

  1. Mike Pompeo:

    It's not the first time, i have a vague recollection of being called gangster-like.

  2. Made:

    Ricky Here's what I'm gonna ask of you... We're going to be spending the night in New York, so it worked out well for all of us. I want you to take it back to the business class, I want you to round up a couple of honeys... At our hotel room we're gonna have kind of a pool party. California gangster-style, you know what I mean Kick ass pool party thing.

  3. Alan Archambault:

    It was often seen in gangster films that were watched by impressionable young men who came of age during World War II, so, even before its use in World War II, it was an iconic weapon.

  4. Khabib Nurmagomedov:

    I am laughing inside, you broke window ? Why ? Come inside. You know UFC don’t let you come inside. If you real gangster why don’t you come inside ? This is big history gangster place. Brooklyn. You want to talk to me ? Send me location. We have to talk ? I am gon na come, no problem.

  5. Raj Peter Bhakta:

    There was part of me that was petrified. These are rich and powerful people who threatened me with ruin. No rational person wouldn’t take that threat seriously. On the other hand, I thought about what I was fighting for, this is my farm, where I live with my two daughters and my pregnant wife. This is not just a business, this is not some piece of dirt, like a mall, some piece of real estate, this is my home. I have put my heart and soul into this. I have gotten our employees to buy into a long-term vision of creating the finest whiskey company in the world and I felt like I needed to fight for that, for this being the right thing for our society and civilization, as opposed to gangster capitalism.

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