from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A loose alliance of Japanese criminal organizations and illegal enterprises.
- n. A Japanese gangster.
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- n. A Japanese organized crime gang
- n. A member of a Japanese organized crime gang
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- n. a Japanese gangster
- n. organized crime in Japan; an alliance of criminal organizations and illegal enterprises
Japanese, good-for-nothing, gambler, racketeer.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Japanese, やくざ (Wiktionary)