A group of criminals or alleged criminals who band together for mutual protection and profit, or a group of politicians united in furtherance of a political goal.
A great number of people gathered together; crowd
An impromptu or extralegal system of justice substituted for established judicial procedure:
The cleaning of a military base or other military area:
Indifference to or remoteness from the concerns of others; aloofness:
The definition of a vigilante is a person who takes the law into his or her own hands.
Find another word for posse. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for posse, like: band, gang, force armed with legal authority, armed band, (colloq.) crowd, throng, civilian police, group of deputies, police-force, law and police.