Definition of ransacker in US English:

ransacker

noun

  • See ransack

    • ‘Seven nuclear facilities have been damaged or effectively destroyed by ransackers since the end of the war last month.’
    • ‘The looting started with thousands in the morning, but by noon the number of civilian ransackers had slimmed down to a few hundred.’
    • ‘The ransackers were eager to find out what their supposed friends had said about them - but also to remove the evidence of their own activities as informers.’

Pronunciation

ransacker

/ˈranˌsakər//ˈrænˌsækər/