Buccaneer - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌbʌkəˈnɪr|  American pronunciation of the word buccaneer
Brit.  |ˌbʌkəˈnɪə|  British pronunciation of the word buccaneer

noun

- someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation (syn: pirate)

verb

- live like a buccaneer

Examples

...buccaneers who preyed upon treasure-laden ships in the Caribbean...

I could hear hails coming and going between the old buccaneer and his comrades.

Word forms

noun
singular: buccaneer
plural: buccaneers
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