Definition of picarooning in English:

picarooning

noun

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  • The action of "picaroon"; piracy or privateering; plundering (literal and figurative); (occasionally) an instance of this.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Nathan Bailey (d. 1742), lexicographer and schoolmaster. From picaroon + -ing.

Pronunciation

picarooning

/ˌpɪkəˈruːnɪŋ/