Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: verb

To subject to or practise piracy.

Part of speech: noun

A robber on the high seas; a vessel engaged in piracy.

Part of speech: noun

One who appropriates without right the literary work of another.

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Usage examples "pirate":

  1. Their coasts, deemed impregnable, were again invaded by the man whom they called, in the blindness of their rage, pirate and renegade. - "Paul Jones", Hutchins Hapgood.
  2. After all, Eric, you've got to remember that a pirate was successful because of his own personality. - "The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers", Francis Rolt-Wheeler.
  3. How could he be a pirate who could not help himself? - "The Pirates Own Book", Charles Ellms.