noun Date: 1917 a member of a criminal gang

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  • Mobster — is a slang term for a person who participates in organized crime, which is known as belonging to the Mob . In western stories and movies, cowboys as mobsters are known as outlaws. Terrorists at times can also be called mobsters as well, since… …   Wikipedia

  • mobster — MÓBSTER s.m. (Anglicism) Pungaş, hoţ. [< engl. mobster]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 14.06.2005. Sursa: DN  MÓBSTER s. m. pungaş, hoţ. (< engl. mobster) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • mobster — index hoodlum, racketeer Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • mobster — (n.) 1916, from MOB (Cf. mob) (n.) in the criminal sense + STER (Cf. ster) …   Etymology dictionary

  • mobster — [n] gangster criminal, crook, godfather, goon, gunman/ woman, hit man/woman, hood, hoodlum, hooligan*, Mafioso*, member of the family*, outlaw, racketeer, soldier*, thug, wiseguy*; concept 412 …   New thesaurus

  • mobster — ► NOUN informal ▪ a gangster …   English terms dictionary

  • mobster — [mäb′stər] n. Slang a member of a criminal mob; gangster …   English World dictionary

  • mobster — UK [ˈmɒbstə(r)] / US [ˈmɑbstər] noun [countable] Word forms mobster : singular mobster plural mobsters someone who is a member of a criminal organization …   English dictionary

  • Mobster — Mọbs|ter 〈m. 3〉 Mitglied einer verbrecherischen Organisation, Bandit [engl.; verkürzt <mob „über jmdn. herfallen“ + Gangster] * * * Mọbs|ter, der; s, [engl. mobster, zu: mob, ↑Mob] (selten): Gangster, Bandit: dasselbe gilt für Amerikas… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Mobster — Mobs|ter der; s, <aus gleichbed. engl. amerik. ugs. mobster für amerik. mobsman »Gangster«> Gangster, Bandit …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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