maraud

verb ma·raud \ mə-ˈrȯd \
Updated on: 11 Dec 2017

Definition of maraud

intransitive verb
: to roam about and raid in search of plunder
  • a marauding gang of thieves
transitive verb
: raid, pillage
  • Norsemen marauded the country.

marauder

noun

Examples of maraud in a Sentence

  1. just for kicks, bored teenagers marauded neighborhood houses while their owners were away

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Origin and Etymology of maraud

French marauder

maraud Synonyms


MARAUD Defined for Kids

maraud

verb ma·raud \ mə-ˈrȯd \

Definition of maraud for Students

marauded; marauding
: to roam about and raid in search of things to steal

marauder

noun


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