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buccaneer

buc·ca·neer

buccaneer

pronunciation:
buh k nir
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: one who illegally attacks ships at sea or areas along the coast; pirate.
The sight of buccaneers was a terrifying thing to passengers aboard ship.
synonyms:
corsair, freebooter, pirate
similar words:
adventurer, brigand, desperado, marauder, outlaw, plunderer, privateer, robber
Word Parts
The word buccaneer contains the following part:
-eer Latin noun-forming suffix that means one who does or is related to