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Meaning of RAIDER

Pronunciation:  r'eydur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a corporate investor who intends to take over a company by buying a controlling interest in its stock and installing new management
  2. [n]  someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
 

RAIDER is a 6 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: despoiler, freebooter, looter, pillager, plunderer, spoiler
 
 See Also: buccaneer, corporate investor, pirate, sea robber, sea rover, stealer, thief

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Raid"er\, n.
One who engages in a raid. [U.S.]

 

 

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