Synonyms of gangster in English:

gangster


See definition of gangster

noun

1‘they were held up at gunpoint by gangsters’

SYNONYMS

hoodlum, racketeer, bandit, robber, ruffian, thug, tough, desperado, outlaw, villain, lawbreaker, criminal

gunman, murderer, assassin, terrorist

gang member, member of a criminal gang, member of the Mafia, Mafioso

yakuza

informal mobster, crook, hitman, hatchet man, heavy

North American informal hood

literary brigand