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gangster

Synonyms of gangster in English:

noun

  • 1 Prohibition was a boon era for gangsters
    hoodlum, gang member, racketeer, robber, ruffian, thug, tough, villain, lawbreaker, criminal;
    gunman;
    informal mobster, crook, lowlife, hitman, hood, hardman
    dated desperado
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