Bangster

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Bangster (prov.) a braggart, a victor
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Scand. banga, to hammer; cf. Ger. bengel, a cudgel.

Usage

In literature:

Mrs. Bangster takes her half-pint of brandy every night for her health's sake, no doubt.
"The Bertrams" by Anthony Trollope
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