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.
An impromptu or extralegal system of justice substituted for established judicial procedure:
The cleaning of a military base or other military area:
A great number of people gathered together; crowd
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: gang, band, civilian police, force armed with legal authority, armed band, group of deputies, police-force, law, police, (colloq.) crowd and throng.