Definition of Contrabandist

1. Noun. Someone who imports or exports without paying duties.

Exact synonyms: Moon Curser, Moon-curser, Runner, Smuggler
Specialized synonyms: Coyote, Arms-runner, Gunrunner, Rumrunner
Generic synonyms: Criminal, Crook, Felon, Malefactor, Outlaw
Derivative terms: Contraband, Smuggle



Definition of Contrabandist

1. n. One who traffics illegally; a smuggler.

Definition of Contrabandist

1. Noun. A dealer in contraband. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Contrabandist

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contrabandist

contourlet
contourlets
contourné
contours
contra
contra-
contra-angle
contra-aperture
contra-octave
contra-octaves
contra dance
contra dances
contra danse
contraband
contrabandism
contrabandist (current term)
contrabandists
contrabands
contrabevel
contracept

Literary usage of Contrabandist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1840)
"... of those concerned in these matters to a careful scrutiny of the picture*, we may have our pleasure, not without some public profit. THB contrabandist. ..."

2. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1875)
"These functionaries think they can always launch nn unanswerable charge against a Basque when they accuse him of being a contrabandist. ..."

3. Revelations of Spain in 1845 by T. M. Hughes (1845)
"The rencontres in these Ventas are often very strange, and invariably picturesque. Perhaps, a custom-house carabinero drinks out of a contrabandist's glass, ..."

4. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1840)
"I who a contrabandist am, Or down to the hamlet's speed) To sport with the lovely maidens ... ( They ting in full chorus the song of the contrabandist. ..."

5. Underground Russia; Revolutionary Profiles and Sketches from Life by S. Stepniak, Petr Alekseevich Lavrov (1885)
"What had happened since was not known, as the terrified contrabandist had ... As to the arrest itself, one thing was clear enough, the contrabandist was in ..."

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