a member of a ring, especially a political or price-fixing ring.

1870–75, Americanism; ring1 + -ster

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ringster (ˈrɪŋstə)
a member of a ring controlling a market in antiques, art treasures, etc

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But the chances are that they will select a frank ringster, and that the people will elect him with cheers.
Hogan is a more sensational ringster, but he lacks the experience and the cleverness of his opponent.
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