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English noun: buccaneer

1. buccaneer (person) someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation

Synonymspirate, sea robber, sea rover

Broader (hypernym)despoiler, freebooter, looter, pillager, plunderer, raider, spoiler

Narrower (hyponym)Barbary pirate, corsair, sea king

Instance hyponymBartholomew Roberts, Blackbeard, Edward Teach, Edward Thatch, Henry Morgan, Jean Laffite, Jean Lafitte, Laffite, Lafitte, Morgan, Roberts, Sir Henry Morgan, Teach, Thatch

English verb: buccaneer

1. buccaneer (stative) live like a buccaneer

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)live

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