What is another word for plunderer?

163 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ plˈʌndəɹə], [ plˈʌndəɹə], [ p_l_ˈʌ_n_d_ə_ɹ_ə]

The word "plunderer" is often used to describe someone who steals or forcefully takes property or resources that do not belong to them. Other synonyms for this word include "looter", "raider", "pillager", "thief", "robber" and "bandit". These words all imply a criminal or predatory behavior where the individual actively seeks to take something that is not rightfully theirs. However, not all synonyms for "plunderer" have negative connotations. "Scavenger" and "forager" imply a less aggressive gathering of resources. On the other hand, "spoiler" or "pillager" suggest a more destructive intention. Overall, there are many different ways to describe someone who engages in such behavior.

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Usage examples for Plunderer

After each occasion he had found that the nest had been robbed of a portion of its contents, and that from its position the plunderer had been unable to carry off the remainder.
"With Axe and Rifle"
W.H.G. Kingston
Moreover, the Caliph increased the Wag in his solde and supplies, and he and his wife ceased not to live in joy and contentment, till there came to them the Destroyer of delights and Severer of societies, the plunderer of palaces, and the Garnerer of Graves.
"Supplemental Nights, Volume 1"
Richard F. Burton
The negro, having no other protection than that which his thick fur afforded him, was assailed by both the owners of the nest, one of which, making a dash at the "darkie's" head, struck his talons so firmly into the wool, that he was unable to extricate them, and there stuck fast, until the astonished plunderer had reached the foot of the tree.
"Popular Adventure Tales"
Mayne Reid

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