gangsterism

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

gangster +‎ -ism

Noun[edit]

gangsterism (countable and uncountable, plural gangsterisms)

  1. The behavior of a gangster; organized crime.
    • 2009 February 13, Peter Rakobowchuk, “Police hit bikers, gangs”, in Toronto Star[1]:
      Charges to be laid include gangsterism, drug trafficking, weapons possession and conspiracy to commit murder.