Definition of gangster in English:

gangster

Syllabification: gang·ster
Pronunciation: /ˈgaNGstər
 
/

noun

Derivatives

gangsterism

Pronunciation: /-ˌrizəm/
noun
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  • This is a counterrevolutionary organization, with a long history of gangsterism and thuggery against any and all left-wing political opponents.
  • The paramilitary organisations on both sides have long since been political fronts for gangsterism and racketeering.
  • A teeming mass of activity, Hillbrow is seen by many as a place where the entirety of South Africa's evils can be found, an epitome of drug dealings, prostitution, gangsterism, illegal immigrants, squalor and crime.

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