Examples of buccaneer in a Sentence
buccaneers who preyed upon treasure-laden ships in the Caribbean
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Disney reportedly tested out video mapping of the individual pirates on the Columbia that would have transformed the flesh-and-blood buccaneers into skeleton scallywags in an homage to the movies.
Other ships ferried passengers, pine and, less nobly, freshwater buccaneers eager to raid other ships' cargo.
For the first time in a century or two, an invading buccaneer has set his sights on the Gulf Coast: The Captain D's seafood restaurant chain has announced plans for four new sites - with more to follow - in the Mobile-Pensacola area.
So goes a familiar refrain in Disneyland's Pirates of the Caribbean, spoken by a robotic buccaneer pining for a chance to buy a wife in a scene that depicts a bridal auction.
Buccaneers and pirate-wannabes of all ages abound, since pirate attire is encouraged and usually available from event vendors.
Good actors (often with international pedigrees) might come and go, but the films remain defined by their elaborate action pieces and Johnny Depp's perpetually drunk and disorderly buccaneer, Captain Jack Sparrow.
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Origin and Etymology of buccaneer
First Known Use: 1686See Words from the same year
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Definition of buccaneer for English Language Learners
: a person who tries to become wealthy or powerful by doing things that are illegal or dishonest
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