wanksta

/ (ˈwæŋkstə) /

noun

US slang, derogatory a person who acts or dresses like a gangster but who is not involved in crime

Nearby words

  1. wank,
  2. wankel,
  3. wankel engine,
  4. wanker,
  5. wankie,
  6. wanky,
  7. wanna,
  8. wannabe,
  9. wannabee,
  10. wanne-eickel

Word Origin for wanksta

C20: from wannabe + gangsta phonetic rendering of gangster, also influenced by wanker

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