bangstry

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

bangstry ‎(uncountable)

  1. (generally Scotland) violence
    • "How much money did you get back?" "Not a centime, especially now that he's met with bangstry." (Television show CSI, Season 13, Episode 16, 2013)

References[edit]

John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1912) A Dictionary of Slang and Colloquial English[1] (Dictionary), G. Routledge & Son, page 28: “Bangster. 1. A bully, braggart. As adj. turbulent. Bangstry, violence. 2. A victor, winner: compare bang, verb. 3. A wanton.”