Definition of mobster in English:


Syllabification: mob·ster
Pronunciation: /ˈmäbstər


  • A member of a group of violent criminals; a gangster.
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    • 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.
    gangster, hoodlum, criminal, crook, gang member; Mafioso, capo, godfather, don
    informal goon, hood, goodfella

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