Definition of Buccaneerish

1. a. Like a buccaneer; piratical.



Definition of Buccaneerish

1. Adjective. Like a buccaneer; piratical. ¹

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Definition of Buccaneerish

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buccaneerish

buccal node
buccal occlusion
buccal pit
buccal region
buccal surface
buccal tablet
buccal tube
buccal vestibule
buccally
buccan
buccaned
buccaneer
buccaneered
buccaneering
buccaneerish (current term)
buccaneers
buccaning
buccans
bucchero
buccina
buccinal
buccinas
buccinator
buccinator crest
buccinator muscle
buccinator nerve
buccinators
buccinoid
buccinum

Literary usage of Buccaneerish

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1. Transactions by Glasgow Archaeological Society, British Pomological Society (1903)
"... or their National Antipathy, or buccaneerish Malice against us, or their private resentments of particular Injuries, done to some of them trading here, ..."

2. The Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell: With Illustrations by James Russell Lowell (1891)
"There is a buccaneerish air About that garb outlandish — Just then the ghost drew up his chair And said, " My name is Standish. ..."

3. Christopher Columbus and how He Received and Imparted the Spirit of Discovery by Justin Winsor (1892)
"Private ventures were buccaneerish, and the hand of the Catalonian and of the Moslem were turned against all. The news which sped from one end of the ..."

4. Mummies and Moslems by Charles Dudley Warner (1876)
"... and voyage on all night in a buccaneerish fashion; and next day sail by Hadji Kandeel, where travelers disembark for Tel el Amarna. ..."

5. My Winter on the Nile by Charles Dudley Warner (1880)
"... and voyage on all night in a buccaneerish fashion; and next day sail by Hadji Kandeel, where travelers disembark for Tel el Amarna. ..."

6. Poetical Works by Robert Browning, James Russell Lowell (1895)
"There is a buccaneerish air About that garb outlandish — Just then the ghost drew up his chair And said, ..."

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