Definition of Marauder

1. Noun. Someone who attacks in search of booty.

Exact synonyms: Piranha, Predator, Vulture
Generic synonyms: Aggressor, Assailant, Assaulter, Attacker
Specialized synonyms: Moss-trooper
Derivative terms: Maraud



Definition of Marauder

1. n. A rover in quest of booty or plunder; a plunderer; one who pillages.

Definition of Marauder

1. Noun. Someone who moves about in roving fashion looking for plunder. (e.g. ''a band of marauders'') ¹

2. Noun. A band of outlaws who raid and pillage. ¹

3. Noun. By extension anything which marauds. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Marauder

1. one that marauds [n -S] - See also: marauds

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marauder

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marasquino
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marauded
marauder (current term)
marauders
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maravedis
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marble
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marble bone disease

Literary usage of Marauder

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1. Southern History of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1865)
"Death of the marauder.—Revelation of his Infamous Designs. —Copy and History of " the Dahlgren Papers."—A Characteristic Yankee Apotheosis. ..."

2. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1823)
"marauder, by Two to 1 agst Crab. Won easy. The MAIDEN PLATE of 501. for horses, &c. of all ages: ... marauder, by Mac- | Woful, 4 yrs old 3 8 Woful ..."

3. Life in Abyssinia: Being Notes Collected During Three Years' Residence and by Mansfield Parkyns (1868)
"... and its occupants—Bedouin merchants—A persevering marauder—Gregarious habits of the people—Moslem peculiarities of feeding—A Moslem "wake ' —Mode of ..."

4. Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa: Including a Sketch of by David Livingstone (1858)
"An Italian marauder slain.—Elephant's Tenacity of Life.—A Word to young Sportsmen. ... marauder ..."

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