Definition of Freebooter

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

Exact synonyms: Despoiler, 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 Freebooter

1. n. One who plunders or pillages without the authority of national warfare; a member of a predatory band; a pillager; a buccaneer; a sea robber.

Definition of Freebooter

1. Noun. An adventurer who pillages, plunders or wages ad-hoc war on other nations. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Freebooter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Freebooter

freebasers
freebases
freebasing
freebee
freebees
freebie
freebies
freebirther
freebirthers
freebirthing
freeboard
freeboard deck
freeboards
freeboot
freebooted
freebooter (current term)
freebooters
freebootery
freebooting
freeboots
freebooty
freeborn
freecycled
freecycles
freecycling
freed
freedite
freediver
freedivers
freediving

Literary usage of Freebooter

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1. The British Critic, and Quarterly Theological Review by John Henry Newman, James Shergold Boone (1806)
"... freebooter, or tlie Daj/t of Queen Be/if- a Romance, in four Volumes. By f rands Latham, Author of Men and Manners. Lane. ..."

2. A History of the Ancient Working People: From the Earliest Known Period to by Cyrenus Osborne Ward (1889)
"... the freebooter—Decoy and Crucifixions—Others cast Headlong over a Precipice— The Strike starts up Afresh at Heraclea Minoa—Murder of ..."

3. Memoirs of a Great Detective: Incidents in the Life of John Wilson Murray by John Wilson Murray (1905)
"LXXVI MELVIN HALL, freebooter BURLY, brutal, and brigandish, ... He was like a border robber of old Scottish days, or a freebooter of the lawless times of ..."

4. The History of Sicily from the Earliest Times by Edward Augustus Freeman (1892)
"that no guard was kept against the coming even of a free- CHAP. vm. booter, and by that path more than a freebooter came in. § 5. The Defence of Syracuse Ъу ..."

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