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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Circa 1895, gang +‎ -ster.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gangster (plural gangsters, feminine gangsteress)

  1. A member of a criminal or street gang.
  2. A member of a professional criminal organization; a racketeer.

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

gangster (third-person singular simple present gangsters, present participle gangstering, simple past and past participle gangstered)

  1. To act like a gangster; to commit street crime or run a racket.

CzechEdit

NounEdit

gangster m

  1. gangster

Derived termsEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English gangster.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɛŋ.stər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: gang‧ster

NounEdit

gangster m (plural gangsters, diminutive gangstertje n)

  1. gangster

AdjectiveEdit

gangster (not comparable)

  1. (slang) cool, awesome

InflectionEdit

Inflection of gangster
uninflected gangster
inflected gangster
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial gangster
indefinite m./f. sing. gangster
n. sing. gangster
plural gangster
definite gangster
partitive gangsters

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gangster m (plural gangsters)

  1. gangster

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English gangster.

NounEdit

gangster m or f (invariable)

  1. gangster

Derived termsEdit


PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

gangster m, f (plural gangsters)

  1. Alternative spelling of gângster

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡǎnɡster/
  • Hyphenation: gang‧ster

NounEdit

gàngster m (Cyrillic spelling га̀нгстер)

  1. gangster

DeclensionEdit


SpanishEdit

NounEdit

gangster m (plural gangsteres)

  1. Alternative spelling of gángster