English version

bandit

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbanditban‧dit /ˈbændɪt/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 STEALsomeone who robs people, especially one of a group of people who attack travellers 🔊 They travelled 30 miles through bandit country.see thesaurus at thiefbanditry noun [uncountable] one-armed bandit
Examples from the Corpus
banditThis was to prevent attacks by bandits on travellers whose cries floated nightly over the fields to the colony.Also on the tour is the dry riverbed, where the four bandits hid.Salomon Brothers and my customer made out like bandits.No wonder the train eventually became the focus of bandits, thieves and pickpockets.The bandits took jewelry and cash.On her way to Benevento, Arthelius' beauty caught the eye of three bandits, who abducted her.
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