What does the word bandit mean?

Usage examples for bandit

  1. And I am not a real bandit any more than I am a real sheriff. – More Tish by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  2. The dip was sharpening; he could say that his prescription was good for him; his craving to get an idea ceased with it absolutely, and he stood in far better trim to meet his redoubtable adversary of overnight; but the rascal was a bandit and had robbed him of his purse; that was a positive fact; his vision had gone; he felt himself poor and empty and rejoicing in the keenness of his hunger for breakfast, singularly lean. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. " Because you 'ave never really lived," the bandit explained. – The Bad Man by Charles Hanson Towne