Bankster definition

(informal, derogatory) A banker who is seen as criminally irresponsible, or as extorting bailout money from the taxpayers.
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Noun

Singular:
bankster
Plural:
banksters

Origin of bankster

  • First used by Léon Degrelle, Belgian fascist politician and journalist, in 1937 as a pejorative term for high financiers.

    From Wiktionary

  • Blend of banker and gangster

    From Wiktionary