• noun: a group of criminals
  • noun: a set of articles
  • verb: to assemble or operate simultaneously as a group
  • synonyms: go, outfit, walk


  • He was 'press-ganged into' the navy. [=he was forced by a press gang to join the navy]

  • His classmates 'ganged up on' him and beat him up pretty badly.

  • He was 'press-ganged into' working throughout the holiday.

Movie quotes

  • (..) every hockey memory I can think of. One of these is got to work in place of a core memory. - She's about to play. - Hurry. Ha ha. We did it gang. It's working. Oh. Hahaha. No-no-no... Aw! It's like we don't learn anything. (..)
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