Meaning of gang leader in English:

gang leader


  • The leader of a criminal gang.

    ‘one of the men was a local gang leader, police said’
    • ‘Gang leaders can build their organizations in several ways.’
    • ‘Some came as ready-made gangs of three or four with their own gang leader.’
    • ‘The Special Criminal Court, before sentencing him, said he was the gang leader.’
    • ‘They had met as high-school juniors, when he was a hustler and gang leader making a lucrative living on the streets.’
    • ‘His boss is an extremely violent gang leader.’
    • ‘Early in his career, he assassinated a rival gang leader and spent 10 years in prison for it.’
    • ‘He has do one last job for two gang leaders.’
    • ‘He grew from being an ordinary member of a gang to becoming a gang leader and big-time smuggler and extortionist.’
    • ‘Suspects in crime cases are now requesting known criminal gang leaders as representatives at identification parades, police sources say.’
    • ‘Drugs gang leaders are targeting youths aged 13 and under.’