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ban·dit

 (băn′dĭt)
n.
1. A robber, especially one who robs at gunpoint.
2. An outlaw; a gangster.
3. One who cheats or exploits others.
4. Slang A hostile aircraft, especially a fighter aircraft.
Idiom:
make out like a bandit Slang
To be highly successful in a given enterprise.

[Italian bandito, from past participle of bandire, to proclaim, proscribe, banish, probably of Germanic origin; see bhā- in Indo-European roots.]

ban′dit·ry n.
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bandit

(ˈbændɪt)
n, pl -dits or -ditti (-ˈdɪtɪ)
a robber, esp a member of an armed gang; brigand
[C16: from Italian bandito, literally: banished man, from bandire to proscribe, from bando edict, ban1]
ˈbanditry n
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ban•dit

(ˈbæn dɪt)

n., pl. ban•dits (Rare) ban•dit•ti (bænˈdɪt i)
1. a robber, esp. a member of a gang or marauding band.
2. an outlaw.
3. Informal. a person who takes unfair advantage of others.
[1585–95; < Italian banditi outlaws, pl. of bandito, past participle of bandire to banish, announce publicly < Gothic bandwjan to make a sign, indicate (see band1)]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bandit - an armed thief who is (usually) a member of a bandbandit - an armed thief who is (usually) a member of a band
stealer, thief - a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it
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bandit

noun robber, gunman, crook, outlaw, pirate, raider, gangster, plunderer, mugger (informal), hijacker, looter, highwayman, racketeer, desperado, marauder, brigand, freebooter, footpad Reports say he was killed in an attack by armed bandits.
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bandit

noun
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Translations
قاطِع طَريق، لِص
bandita
banditrøver
bandita
ræningi
banditas
bandīts
razbojnikropar
eşkiyahaydut

bandit

[ˈbændɪt] Nbandido m
see also one-armed
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bandit

[ˈbændɪt] n (= outlaw) → bandit m
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bandit

nBandit(in) m(f), → Räuber(in) m(f)
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bandit

[ˈbændɪt] nbandito, brigante m
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bandit

(ˈbӕndit) noun
an outlaw or robber, especially as a member of a gang. They were attacked by bandits in the mountains.
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