Definition of Marooner

1. Noun. Someone marooned. ¹



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Definition of Marooner

1. one who is marooned [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marooner

marmota
marmots
marmozet
marmozets
marms
marocain
marocains
marog
marokite
maron
marone
marons
maroon
marooned
marooner (current term)
marooners
marooning
maroonish
maroons
maropitant
maroquin
maroquins
maror
marors
marouflage
marplot
marplots
marproof
marque

Literary usage of Marooner

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1. Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded by John Russell Bartlett (1877)
"marooner. A runaway slave; a maroon. We were told that on the South Shore [in Virginia] dwelt a marooner, th»t modestly called himself a hermit. ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"384. marooner (ma-ro'ner), я. 1. A runaway slave; a maroon. On the south shore dwelt a marooner, that modestly called ..."

3. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... marooner (rare), buccaneer; 3. Referring to a particular locality as being a center of population and modified or more or less determined in character ..."

4. A History of American Literature .. by Moses Coit Tyler (1890)
"He tells of a poor wretch on the South Shore,—" a marooner, that modestly called himself a hermit, though he forfeited that name by suffering a wanton ..."

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