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Meaning of MAFIA

Pronunciation:  'mâfeeu

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  (informal) any tightly knit group of trusted associates
  2. [n]  a secret terrorist group in Sicily; originally opposed tyranny but evolved into a criminal organization in the middle of the 19th century
  3. [n]  a crime syndicate in the United States; organized in families; believed to have important relations to the Sicilian Mafia

MAFIA is a 5 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: Cosa Nostra, maffia, Sicilian Mafia
 See Also: camp, clique, coterie, gangdom, gangland, ingroup, inner circle, mafioso, mob, organized crime, pack, syndicate



Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are a member of a mafia, suggests that you are allowing others to manipulate you. Or you are using your power against others. Dreaming that you come in contact with the mafia indicates that you are experiencing some inner conflict and turmoil.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: Black Hand, black market, bootlegging, Cosa Nostra, gambling, gangdom, gangland, gray market, illegal commerce, illegal operations, illegitimate business, illicit business, loan-sharking, moonshining, narcotics traffic, organized crime, prostitution, protection racket, racket, shady dealings, the Mafia, the mob, the rackets, the syndicate, the underworld, traffic in women, usury, white slavery