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synonyms for gangster

  • bandit
  • criminal
  • crook
  • hoodlum
  • hooligan
  • mobster
  • racketeer
  • robber
  • soldier
  • thug
  • bruiser
  • dealer
  • desperado
  • goon
  • hood
  • mafioso
  • pusher
  • ruffian
  • tough
  • hit person
  • member of the family
See also synonyms for: gangsters

antonyms for gangster

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  • law
  • police
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How to use gangster in a sentence

Take away the gas in the gas station, and the gangsters have nothing to run their gang.
A WORLD WITHOUT FOSSIL FUELS FUNDING OUR ENEMIES WOULD BE A SAFER WORLD FOR AMERICALINDSEY GRAHAM AND SHELDON WHITEHOUSEJUNE 17, 2021TIME
When the group officially launched in June 2013, however, it was with a hard style paying homage to old-school gangster rap.
BTS, THE BAND THAT CHANGED K-POP, EXPLAINEDAJA ROMANOMAY 21, 2021VOX
Robert De Niro directs and doesn’t play a gangster in this one, which, though it has plenty of Hollywood sheen, is drawn from Chazz Palminteri’s real life.
ONE BIG HAPPY, GLOBAL, MURDEROUS CRIME MOBSEAN CULLIGANMARCH 26, 2021OZY
He didn’t want to hear any more victims sobbing and grieving or be around any more gangsters, killers, sociopaths and lunatics.
JOE IDE’S IQ SERIES CONTINUES WITH THE IDIOSYNCRATIC MARVEL ‘SMOKE’MAUREEN CORRIGANFEBRUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Lewis’s death became a national news story, with headlines proclaiming that Chicago was back to its old gangster ways — the kind of bad press that made Daley irate.
THE MURDER CHICAGO DIDN’T WANT TO SOLVEBY MICK DUMKEFEBRUARY 25, 2021PROPUBLICA
For any frenemies reading this now, tread lightly before pressing play — this one is for real gangsters only.
TARRIONA “TANK” BALL’S PLAYLIST IS PURE FRIEND GOALSBRANDE VICTORIANFEBRUARY 19, 2021ESSENCE.COM
“What the United States has done to TikTok is almost the same as a gangster forcing an unreasonable and unfair business deal on a legitimate company,” the state-run China Daily wrote in a Wednesday opinion piece.
TIKTOK WILL NOT BE BANNED AT MIDNIGHT, JUDGE RULESCLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTERSEPTEMBER 28, 2020FORTUNE
The young visitor readily concurred in the plan, he wanted to see the house that the gangster had built anyhow.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
Him, a big, strong man that had made a gangster eat his gun and ordered the judge and sheriff what to do!
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
He slipped into position on one side of the gangster, Ginsburg on the other.
FROM PLACE TO PLACEIRVIN S. COBB
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WORDS RELATED TO GANGSTER

  • antagonist
  • antihero
  • bad actor
  • bad person
  • baddie
  • baddy
  • cad
  • con
  • convict
  • criminal
  • crook
  • felon
  • gangster
  • gunman
  • hoodlum
  • knave
  • lawbreaker
  • malefactor
  • miscreant
  • offender
  • reprobate
  • robber
  • rogue
  • ruffian
  • scoundrel
  • thief
  • villain
  • wrongdoer
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