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

  • noun A member of an organized group of criminals; a racketeer.
  • noun A member of a gang of delinquents.

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  • noun A member of a criminal or street gang.
  • noun A member of a professional criminal organization; a racketeer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a criminal who is a member of gang


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Circa 1895, gang +‎ -ster.



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