Definition of Picaroon

1. n. One who plunders; especially, a plunderer of wrecks; a pirate; a corsair; a marauder; a sharper.



Definition of Picaroon

1. Noun. A pirate or picaro. ¹

2. Noun. A pirate ship. ¹

3. Noun. A rogue. ¹

4. Verb. To behave as a pirate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Picaroon

1. to act as a pirate [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Picaroon

picapare
picara
picaras
picardy third
picaresque
picaresquely
picaresqueness
picaresques
picariae
picarian
picarians
picaridin
picaridine
picaridines
picaro
picaroon (current term)
picarooned
picarooning
picaroons
picaros
picas
picayune
picayunes
picayunish
piccadill
piccadills
piccadilly
piccage
piccages
piccalilli

Literary usage of Picaroon

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1. A Descriptive Guide to the Best Fiction, British and American by Ernest Albert Baker (1903)
"1742. sort of burlesque picaroon novel dealing with high and low life in a series of Originated as a parody of Richardson's Pamela, but soon expanded into a ..."

2. Across the Andes by Charles Johnson Post (1912)
"CHAPTER I OLD PANAMA, AGAMEMNON, AND THE GENIAL picaroon IT was in Panama—the old Panama—and in front of the faded and blistered hotel that I met him again. ..."

3. Treasure and trouble therewith: A Tale of California by Geraldine Bonner (1917)
"... VII THE picaroon THE Argonaut Hotel—all San Franciscans will remember it—had, like the Vallejo, started life with high expectations and then declined. ..."

4. State Papers and Publick Documents of the United States, from the Accession by United States President, United States Dept. of State (1819)
"He then rowed towards the ship to put them on their guard, on which the said picaroon weighed anchor and endeavoured to cut him off from the ship, ..."

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