Origin of gangstersee -ster
An old style gangster.
The definition of a gangster is a criminal who is a member of an organized gang or crime ring.
A man in the street gang The Bloods is an example of a gangster.
- A member of an organized group of criminals; a racketeer.
- A member of a gang of delinquents.
- There are songs from such people as Missy Elliot (Lose Control), Gwen Stefani (Hollaback Girl), Beck (Black Tambourine), Fatboy Slim (Gangster Trippin), and Hoobastank (Born To Lead).
- Crime films of the late 1920s to early 1930s were focused on rebellious yet glamorous gangster characters that were driven to succeed by illegal means.
- Writer Kim Zetter of Wired Magazine reports that a member of the message forum called Digital Gangster was responsibly for the Obama Twitter hack.
- Whereas tattoo styles such as tribal, zodiac, and artful pieces may have a perennial effect, trendy art such as pinup girls, gangster theme and couple tattoos may be out of vogue before your tattoo even has a chance to heal!
- In 2007, Josh Brolin co-starred in American Gangster alongside two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington and Oscar winner Russell Crowe, and No Country for Old Men, written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen.