Definition of Despoiler

1. Noun. Someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war).

Exact synonyms: Freebooter, Looter, Pillager, Plunderer, Raider, Spoiler
Category relationships: War, Warfare
Specialized synonyms: Buccaneer, Pirate, Sea Robber, Sea Rover
Generic synonyms: Stealer, Thief
Derivative terms: Despoil, Loot, Pillage, Plunder, Plunder, Raid



Definition of Despoiler

1. n. One who despoils.

Definition of Despoiler

1. Noun. One who despoils; one who strips by force; a plunderer. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Despoiler

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Despoiler

despisingly
despisingness
despite
despited
despiteful
despitefully
despitefulness
despiteous
despiteously
despites
despiting
despitous
despoil
despoilation
despoiled
despoiler (current term)
despoilers
despoiling
despoilment
despoilments
despoils
despoliation
despoliations
despond
desponded
despondence
despondences
despondencies
despondency
despondent

Literary usage of Despoiler

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1. Some account of the ancient borough town of Plympton St. Maurice, or by William Cotton (1859)
"period they have been abandoned to the mercy of time, the weather, and the more unsparing hands of the despoiler. We shall conclude this description of the ..."

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