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Definition of "gangster" []

  • A member of an organized group of criminals; a racketeer. (noun)
  • A member of a gang of delinquents. (noun)
  • A member of an organized gang of criminals, esp one who resorts to violence (noun)

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Use "gangster" in a sentence
  • "The term gangster or mobster refers to a criminal who is a member of a crime organization, such as a gang."
  • "The term gangster or mobster refers to a criminal who is a member of a crime organization, such as"
  • "Except the gangster is also forcing money from Jonah and Olaf, forcing the timid men to contemplate killing him to protect Stella and themselves."