What does mafia mean?

Definitions for mafia
ˈmɑ fi ə, ˈmæf i əmafia

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word mafia.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Mafia, Maffia, Cosa Nostra(noun)

    a crime syndicate in the United States; organized in families; believed to have important relations to the Sicilian Mafia

  2. Mafia, Maffia, Sicilian Mafia(noun)

    a secret terrorist group in Sicily; originally opposed tyranny but evolved into a criminal organization in the middle of the 19th century

  3. mafia, maffia(noun)

    any tightly knit group of trusted associates

Wiktionary

  1. Mafia(ProperNoun)

    An international criminal organization of Sicilian origin operating in Italy and the United States.

    Etymology: From mafia, from mafia, from مهجس.

  2. Mafia(ProperNoun)

    Any organized crime syndicate operating internationally in high-level organized crime; .

    Somehow he managed to piss off the Russian Mafia.

    Etymology: From mafia, from mafia, from مهجس.

  3. mafia(Noun)

    A crime syndicate

    Etymology: From mafia, from mafia, from مهجس.

  4. mafia(Noun)

    A trusted group of associates of a political leader

    Etymology: From mafia, from mafia, from مهجس.

  5. mafia(Noun)

    An in-group

    Etymology: From mafia, from mafia, from مهجس.

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How to pronounce mafia?

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    Karen
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mafia in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mafia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of mafia in a Sentence

  1. Bill Maher:

    Islam is the only religion that acts like the mafia that will f *** ing kill you if you say the wrong thing.

  2. Meero Dablo:

    We were lucky to find a place inland in 1997 as now the land mafia has moved here and it is impossible to find land unless you are willing to pay large amounts of money, we think we are safe here from the seawater for now.

  3. Giovanni Gambino:

    The Mafia has a bad reputation, but much of that's undeserved, as with everything in life, there are good, bad and ugly parts – the rise of global terrorism gives the Mafia a chance to show its good side.

  4. Pierpaolo Romani:

    When the mafia strikes, it is much more subtle and effective.

  5. The CIA:

    Once a single cyber 'weapon' is 'loose' it can spread around the world in seconds, to be used by rival states, cyber mafia and teenage hackers alike.

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