gangster vs mobster what difference

what is difference between gangster and mobster

English

Etymology

Circa 1895, gang +‎ -ster.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡæŋstə/

Noun

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

Translations

Verb

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

Noun

gangster m

  1. gangster

Derived terms

  • gangsterský

Further reading

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

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from English gangster.

Pronunciation

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

Noun

gangster m (plural gangsters, diminutive gangstertje n)

  1. gangster

Adjective

gangster (not comparable)

  1. (slang) cool, awesome

Inflection


French

Pronunciation

Noun

gangster m (plural gangsters)

  1. gangster

Italian

Etymology

From English gangster.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɛn.ster/, /ˈɡan.ster/, /ˈɡɛnɡ.ster/, /ˈɡanɡ.ster/

Noun

gangster m or f (invariable)

  1. gangster

Derived terms

  • gangsterismo
  • gangsteristico

References


Polish

Etymology

From English gangster.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡan.kstɛr/

Noun

gangster m pers

  1. gangster (gang member)

Declension

Derived terms

  • (adjective) gangsterski

Related terms

  • (nouns) gang, gangsterstwo, gangsteryzm

Further reading

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

Portuguese

Noun

gangster m, f (plural gangsters)

  1. Alternative spelling of gângster

Romanian

Etymology

From French gangster.

Noun

gangster m (plural gangsteri)

  1. gangster

Declension


Serbo-Croatian

Pronunciation

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

Noun

gàngster m (Cyrillic spelling га̀нгстер)

  1. gangster

Declension


Spanish

Noun

gangster m (plural gangsteres)

  1. Alternative spelling of gángster


English

Etymology

mob +‎ -ster

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈmɒb.stə/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈmɑb.stɚ/
  • Rhymes: -ɒbstə(ɹ)

Noun

mobster (plural mobsters)

  1. A member of a mob or Mafia.

Synonyms

  • gangster
  • Mafioso, mafioso
  • wiseguy, wise guy

Translations

Anagrams

  • bestorm

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