noun ban·dit \ˈban-dət\

: a criminal who attacks and steals from travelers and who is often a member of a group of criminals

Full Definition of BANDIT

plural also ban·dit·ti \ban-ˈdi-tē\ :  an outlaw who lives by plunder; especially :  a member of a band of marauders
:  robber
:  an enemy plane
ban·dit·ry \ˈban-də-trē\ noun

Origin of BANDIT

Italian bandito, from past participle of bandire to banish, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German bannan to command — more at ban
First Known Use: 1611

Rhymes with BANDIT


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