Associations to the word «Buccaneer»


BUCCANEER, noun. (nautical) Any of a group of seamen who cruised on their own account on the Spanish Main and in the Pacific in the 17th century; similar to pirates but did not prey on ships of their own nation.
BUCCANEER, noun. A pirate.
BUCCANEER, verb. To engage in piracy against any but one's own nation's ships.

Dictionary definition

BUCCANEER, noun. Someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation.
BUCCANEER, verb. Live like a buccaneer.

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