Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A criminal who is a member of association of criminals.

Usage examples (4)
  • A "Malevos," we're told, is a tango-style dance for two men, battle-like, and the way it looked, kind of gangster-ish.
  • "That soon broke my 'gangster' drug dealer attitude," he said.
  • I disagree fundamentally with Prof de Vos use of the word 'gangster'.
  • In comparison to Leadbelly, Keith is an amateur when it comes to being a 'gangster'. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.