gangster

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Circa 1895, gang +‎ -ster.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡæŋstə/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

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 terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

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.

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

gangster m

  1. gangster

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • gangster in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • gangster in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English gangster.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

gangster m (plural gangsters, diminutive gangstertje n)

  1. gangster

Adjective[edit]

gangster (not comparable)

  1. (slang) cool, awesome

Inflection[edit]

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

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gangster m (plural gangsters)

  1. gangster

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English gangster.

Noun[edit]

gangster m or f (invariable)

  1. gangster

Derived terms[edit]


Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English gangster.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gangster m pers

  1. gangster (gang member)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • gangster in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • gangster in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

gangster m, f (plural gangsters)

  1. Alternative spelling of gângster

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French gangster.

Noun[edit]

gangster m (plural gangsteri)

  1. gangster

Declension[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

gàngster m (Cyrillic spelling га̀нгстер)

  1. gangster

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

gangster m (plural gangsteres)

  1. Alternative spelling of gángster