raid·er noun \ˈrā-dər\
: a person who suddenly and unexpectedly attacks a place or group
: a person who enters a place in order to steal or take something
: a person who tries to take control of a business by buying a lot of its stock
: one that raids: as
a : a fast lightly armed ship operating against merchant shipping
b : a soldier specially trained for close-range fighting
c : one that attempts a usually hostile takeover of a business corporation <corporate raiders>
Examples of RAIDER
- The village needs protection from enemy raiders.
- Raiders had emptied the tomb of treasure.
- He made his fortune as a corporate raider.
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