(redirected from Mob boss)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Related to Mob boss: Crime boss
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for Mafia

a crime syndicate in the United States

any tightly knit group of trusted associates

References in periodicals archive ?
Besides Leotardo, the ruthless New York mob boss who frequently clashed with Tony Soprano on the popular HBO drama and who was memorably whacked at a service station, Vincent portrayed gangsters for director Martin Scorsese.
Scarfo rose in the mafia circle after the assassination of mob boss Angelo "Docile Don" Bruno in 1980, which set off a mob war that lasted over half a decade, leaving more than two dozen mobsters dead.
the mob boss of Florida, and Carlos Marcello, the mob boss of New Orleans, walked in with Trafficante's lawyer, Frank Ragano.
James Gandolfini brought his hard-working ethic and the sensitivity of a sad child to his most memorable role as Mob boss Tony Soprano on the hit television series The Sopranos, friends recalled at the actor's funeral in New York on Thursday.
MICHAEL Sullivan is a devoted husband and father who lives a secret life as a hit-man in Depression-era Chicago for mob boss John Rooney (Paul Newman, pictured).
JOHN Travolta has visited the widow of mob boss John Gotti to research his new film role as the mafia kingpin.
John Travolta has been confirmed to play mob boss John Gotti Sr.
Which leads to a question: Do you really want the son of a convicted mob boss blessing your project?
Since the second assault, the mob boss and his cronies have moved between safe houses in and around Glasgow.
Easy enough, but the ghosts of Donald's past begin to catch up with him as his girlfriend, the cops, hitmen, and a mob boss all start to come after him.
To quote from the review of the hardcover in KLIATT, November 2004: We first met Vince in the funny and acclaimed YA novel Son of the Mob as he was struggling to separate himself from his gangster family while dating Kendra, the daughter of an FBI agent out to get his father, a feared mob boss.
For once, Showtime execs had reason to smile watching last week's episode of HBO's "The Sopranos," as mob boss Tony grappled with his feelings about homosexuality during a therapy session--including the prevalence of gay characters on TV.
But it won't do any good because you know law student Mike McDermott (Matt Damon) won't be able to keep his promise to stay away from the tables once his buddy "Worm" Murphy (Edward Norton) gets in a jam with mob boss Teddy KGB (John Malkovich).
Under Catholic doctrine, the concept of "manifest sinner" is meant to be applied to someone whose sinful life is blatant, visible, and public knowledge--a serial killer, a mob boss, a pedophile priest.