Definitions

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  • n. The behavior of a gangster; organized crime

Etymologies

gangster +‎ -ism (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • How have we as a nation arrived at a point where “dead-or-alive” global gangsterism is part of the public discussion?

    Think Progress » Bill O’Reilly calls for the assassination

  • That’s a nice sentiment, but gangsterism is coded in the institutional DNA of the IMF.

    Matthew Yglesias » The IMF in Iceland

  • These cross-class things never work in gangsterism.

    Watch Layer Cake: live!

  • Looting was less of a problem than some impromptu gangsterism, which is being suppressed now that law enforcement has arrived in force.

    More than a tragedy — a scandal « BuzzMachine

  • Big Mike whose real name is a Frenchie sounding Michel Lapointe aged 37, was in prison for conspiracy, drug trafficking and gangsterism in other words the bloke is a thug.

    Old Bitter Balls

  • This needs a real investigation and grand Jury and if true some good penaltiesn to stop this kind of gangsterism in the future by any administration.

    House panel releases Rove, Miers documents

  • If you simply marched down the Milton Friedman path of markets argued Nader, then you would would end up with Wild Capitalism, or worse, the kind of gangsterism that plagues the Russian economy today, The Russians dismissed Nader's warnings, and the subsequent US govenments in Washington, DC did little to assist in the process of change that was to come in Russa.

    Derek Shearer: Russia and the West Under Clinton and Bush

  • It also provides a most appropriate outlet for the energies of our young people, helping to keep them away from unhealthy and anti-social activities, such as gangsterism, alcohol and drug abuse.

    ANC Today

  • The role of the community in fighting crime through formal and informal structures will also be addressed, with discussion centring on issues such as gangsterism, lay assessors, street committees and community courts.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The role of the community in combating crime through formal and informal structures will also be addressed including discussion of issues such as gangsterism, lay assessors, street committees and community courts.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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