gangster gangster  /ˈɡæŋ stər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a criminal who is a member of gang

Usage(s):

  1. Hong Kong's triads have been romanticized in countless gangster films and sensationalized by the local tabloid press, but good luck trying to commercialize them on a t-shirt.
  2. Ridley Scott and Denzel Washington provide a smooth and appealing update on the gangster-as-tragic-hero myth.
  3. Given how many gangster films turn into thrillers and joyrides, I was surprised by how restrained some of this music was.

News

  1. My Turn Gangster Squad tales intriguing

    So I think I’m going to try reading the Gangster Squad series by Paul Lieberman. I discovered the series when I was researching crime boss Mickey Cohen after watching the new movie “Gangst...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Portales News-Tribune

  2. Reputed gangster James 'Whitey' Bulger labeled a 'hands-on killer' in court

    BOSTON — Reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger was a “hands-on killer” responsible for “murder and mayhem” in Boston for almost 30 years, a federal prosecutor told a jury yesterday as Bulger’s highly anticipated racketeering trial began. Bulger’s lawyer acknowledged that Bulger made millions through drugs, illegal gambling and loan-sharking...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New York Post

  3. Gangster called 'hands-on' killer

    BOSTON -- Reputed gangster James "Whitey" Bulger was a "hands-on killer" responsible for "murder and mayhem" in Boston for almost 30 years, a federal prosecutor told a jury Wednesday as Bulger's highly anticipated racketeering trial began.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Pioneer Press

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Quotes

  1. "I thought he was great in the Harry Potter movies-in a lot of scenes, the boy stole the show," the famous director said. "I would be very interested in working with him. I would have no issue casting him as a gangster. He is a very talented...
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Martin Scorsese Source: TheCelebrityCafe.com

  2. "In essence, this is a story about a gangster," said The Sopranos creator David Chase.
    on Sep 17, 2007 By: David Chase Source: TIME

  3. Pitt described it as "more a gangster film than a Western."
    on Sep 2, 2007 By: Brad Pitt Source: FOXNews

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