contrabandist

noun
con·​tra·​band·​ist | \ ˈkän-trə-ˌban-dist How to pronounce contrabandist (audio) \

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Examples of contrabandist in a Sentence

contrabandists supplying the rebels with guns

First Known Use of contrabandist

circa 1818, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for contrabandist

borrowed from Spanish contrabandista, from contrabando "contraband" (borrowed from Italian contrabbando) + -ista -ist entry 1 — more at contraband

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The first known use of contrabandist was circa 1818

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contrabandage

contrabandist

contraband of war

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“Contrabandist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/contrabandist. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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