Definition of 'gangster'
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That was the stuff of gangster movies and cowboy films. ARE YOU TALKING TO ME?: A Life Through the Movies (2004)It felt like the set of a gangster movie on a day off. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He talks like a character in a cheap gangster movie. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The undisputed don of all gangster flicks. The Sun (2013)They just wanted to play at being gangsters. The Sun (2015)He was a henchman for a notorious gangster, and has shot a man. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's not one of those gangster films that become part of life. Times, Sunday Times (2007)During one raid, one of the gangsters was shot by a shopkeeper. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If his death teaches us anything, it is that anyone who acts the gangster is playing a potentially lethal game. The Sun (2014)And the plan is definitely paying off because she has landed the lead role in the sort of gangster flick her dad made his name in. The Sun (2014)And he said they had become pals since starring in gangster flick Public Enemies. The Sun (2009)Explosive relationship with the father, local gangster Vincent. The Sun (2015)These were so popular that more than fifty other gangster movies were made in 1931 that seemed to follow an amoral "crime without punishment" formula. Red Hunting in the Promised Land: Anticommunism and the Making of America (1994)The items, shown for the first time, give a rare insight into the lives of the notorious gangsters behind bars. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Usually, modern gangster movies take the line that cops and crooks are as corrupt as each other, but here they are as good as each other. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'gangster'
British English: gangster /ˈɡæŋstə/ NOUN
A gangster is a member of a group of violent criminals.
...a gangster movie.
- American English: gangster
- Arabic: عَضُو في عِصَابَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: gângster
- Chinese: 土匪
- Croatian: gangster
- Czech: gangster
- Danish: gangster
- Dutch: gangster
- European Spanish: gánster
- Finnish: gangsteri
- French: gangster
- German: Verbrecher
- Greek: γκάνγκστερ
- Italian: gangster
- Japanese: ギャングの一員
- Korean: 갱단의 일원
- Norwegian: gjengmedlem
- Polish: gangster
- European Portuguese: gangster
- Romanian: gangster
- Russian: бандит
- Spanish: gánster
- Swedish: gangster
- Thai: พวกอันธพาล
- Turkish: gangster
- Ukrainian: гангстер
- Vietnamese: găng-xtơ
Definition of gangster from the Collins English Dictionary
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