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Meaning of ROBBER

Pronunciation:  'râbur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a thief who steals from someone by threatening violence
 

ROBBER is a 6 letter word that starts with R.

 

 See Also: bank robber, mugger, stealer, thief

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rob"ber\, n.
One who robs; in law, one who feloniously takes goods or
money from the person of another by violence or by putting
him in fear.

      Some roving robber calling to his fellows. --Milton.

Syn: Thief; depredator; despoiler; plunderer; pillager;
     rifler; brigang; freebooter; pirate. See {Thief}.

{Robber crab}. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) A purse crab.
(b) Any hermit crab.

{Robber fly}. (Zo["o]l.) Same as {Hornet fly}, under
   {Hornet}.

{Robber gull} (Zo["o]l.), a jager gull.

 

 

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