The definition of a gang is a group of people who spend a lot of time together, often for negative purposes such as stealing or attacking others.(noun)
An example of a gang is a group of youths who frequently rob stores and beat up others.
See gang in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME, a band or company, orig., a going, journey < OE < base of gangan: see gang
Origin: ME gangen < OE gangan, akin to ON ganga, Goth gaggan, to go < IE base *ĝhengh- > Sans jáṁhas-, a step
See gang in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English, band of men
Origin: , from Old English, journey
Origin: , and Old Norse -gangr, journey, group (as in thjofagangr, gang of thieves).
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