Definition of marauder in US English:

marauder

noun

  • A person who marauds; a raider.

    ‘a band of English marauders were surprised and overcome’
    • ‘If international rugby is to mean anything, trans-nations marauders seeking higher wages really should be stopped.’
    • ‘I can hardly think of a worse fate for any society than to be led into the future by the political class of gangsters, marauders, looters, and liars.’
    • ‘Ships of our navy have had occasional run-ins with pirates and marauders, but war for us is like the vaguest memory.’
    • ‘We need not look for ‘proof’ by poring over the dusty records of the meticulous pillagers, marauders, and savvy tradesmen.’
    • ‘This location afforded a natural fortress to protect it from roving marauders and pirates in search of valuable goods.’
    raider, plunderer, pillager, looter, robber, pirate, freebooter, buccaneer, corsair, rover, bandit, brigand, rustler, highwayman, ravager
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Pronunciation

marauder

/məˈrôdər//məˈrɔdər/