The definition of a gangster is a criminal who is a member of an organized gang or crime ring.noun
A man in the street gang The Bloods is an example of a gangster.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: see -ster
- gangsterism noun
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- A member of an organized group of criminals; a racketeer.
- A member of a gang of delinquents.
- gangˈster·dom noun
- gangˈster·ism noun