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mobster

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɒbstə
 
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Definition of mobster in English:

noun

informal
A member of an organized group of violent criminals; a gangster.
Example sentences
  • It's also one of the primary reasons the moviegoing public is fascinated with mobsters and movies about mobsters.
  • It was full of guys who thought they were thugs, mobsters and junkies.
  • This had no effect at all on those violent mobsters, who continued merrily to have fun at the expense of innocent citizens.

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