Burglar vs Gangsta - What's the difference?

burglar | gangsta |


As nouns the difference between burglar and gangsta

is that burglar is a thief who steals from premises while gangsta is (slang) a member of an urban criminal or street gang.

As an adjective gangsta is

(slang) exhibiting the traits or demeanor associated with the high risk lifestyle of urban street-thugs or hustlers.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

burglar

English

(burglary)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A thief who steals from premises.
  • The burglar made off with a large diamond from the museum.

    See also

    * robber * thief

    gangsta

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (slang) A member of an urban criminal or street gang.
  • Adjective

    (head)
  • (slang) exhibiting the traits or demeanor associated with the high risk lifestyle of urban street-thugs or hustlers.
  • Derived terms

    *gangsta rap