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MOBSTER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mobster mean? 

MOBSTER (noun)
  The noun MOBSTER has 1 sense:

1. a criminal who is a member of gang

  Familiarity information: MOBSTER used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MOBSTER (noun)


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Meaning:

A criminal who is a member of gang

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

gangster; mobster

Hypernyms ("mobster" is a kind of...):

criminal; crook; felon; malefactor; outlaw (someone who has committed (or been legally convicted of) a crime)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "mobster"):

apache (a Parisian gangster)

yakuza (a Japanese gangster)

yardie (member of an international gang of Jamaican criminals who sell drugs and violence)

Instance hyponyms:

Al Capone; Alphonse Capone; Capone; Scarface (United States gangster who terrorized Chicago during prohibition until arrested for tax evasion (1899-1947))

Holonyms ("mobster" is a member of...):

gang; mob; pack; ring (an association of criminals)


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