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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A person who is active in a gang, especially a young member of a criminal gang; a gangster.
  • adjective Of or relating to the music, clothing, and culture of street gangs.

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  • noun slang A member of an urban criminal or street gang.
  • adjective slang exhibiting the traits or demeanor associated with the high risk lifestyle of urban street-thugs or hustlers.

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  • noun (Black English) a member of a youth gang

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Pronunciation spelling of the African American Vernacular English pronunciation of gangster.]

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From gangster

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