What does the word pirate mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  3. How could he be a pirate who could not help himself? – The Pirates Own Book by Charles Ellms