Definition of marauder
: one who roams from place to place making attacks and raids in search of plunder : one that marauds Residents … are literally up in arms over seven robberies by hooded, armed men who have broken into homes to terrorize and plunder. Politicos and a legion of border lawmen are clamoring to stop the marauders.— Jill Mastrull 'You neglect your duties as a father,' she complained. 'What if a Norman marauder had come in the night and snatched me away? … '— Tom Harper In 1653, another Hollander, Peter Stuyvesant, built a river-to-river wooden wall to ward off marauders.— Abby Rand The brushtail possum is a relentless marauder that invaded New Zealand from Australia. Listed among the world's 100 most-invasive species, it is one of New Zealand's worst pests.— John Pickrell
Love words? Need even more definitions?Merriam-Webster unabridged
Words at Play
You're (Probably) Saying It Wrong
18 words even you might be mispronouncing
Great Big List of Beautiful & Useless Words
Along with their degrees of usefulness
12 French Phrases from Downton Abbey
Many of us have an 'idée fixe'
Rare and Amusing Insults, Volume 2
Sometimes a 'cacafuego' can be a real 'slubberdeg...
Ask the Editors