Definitions for "Vigilante"
Keywords:  grafx, commodore, sega, irem, nintendo
Vigilante is an arcade game released by Irem in 1988. It was later ported to a number of home computers and consoles including the Sega Master System and the Commodore 64, and the Turbo Grafx-16 version was later released for Nintendo's Virtual Console on February 5, 2007 (released on February 9, 2007 for Europe).
member of a vigilance committee
"appartenente a un comitato di vigilanza (vigilance committee)"
self-appointed individual or group that takes on the responsibility for maintaining law and order in a community, when the normal channels have become ineffective. Vigilante groups have been a feature of life in the troubled areas of Northern Ireland, for example, for over 20 years.
One who takes or advocates the taking of law enforcement into one's own hands
A vigilante is someone who takes enforcement of law or moral code into their own hands. The term vigilante stems from the its Spanish equivalent, meaning private security agents. It has most probably been introduced recently in English language from South-Western United States, in the same way as folkloric terms like "desperados" in the past.
Vigilante is a Chilean aggrotech/industrial metal/cross-over band formed in 2005.
Keywords:  terrible, thing, create
a terrible thing to create
Keywords:  unofficial, punish, crime, tries, catch
a person who tries in an unofficial way to prevent crime, or to catch and punish someone who has committed a crime.
Vigilante is the name used by several fictional characters appearing in DC Comics.