Associations to the word «Robber»


ROBBER, noun. A person who robs.
ROBBER BARON, noun. (historical) In Europe, an aristocrat who charged exorbitant fees or otherwise exacted money from people who journeyed across land or waterways which he controlled.
ROBBER BARON, noun. (chiefly US) (idiomatic) (usually derogatory) Especially in the 19th and early 20th centuries, a business tycoon who had great wealth and influence but whose methods were morally questionable and often unethical.
ROBBER BARONS, noun. Plural of robber baron
ROBBER CRAB, noun. The coconut crab or palm thief.

Dictionary definition

ROBBER, noun. A thief who steals from someone by threatening violence.

Wise words

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