bandit bandit  /ˈbæn dət/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an armed thief who is (usually) a member of a band

Usage(s):

  1. Tattered bandits sneaked down across the Pis-Pis river and with a whoop fell upon the Laluz gold mine.
  2. The latest story of the bandit affair is being thrashed out in a diplomatic battle at Paris between the Japanese Embassy and the Chinese Legation.
  3. A famous Indian film star is kidnapped by an equally famous bandit.

News

  1. Search is underway for a scrap metal bandit driving a Ken Garff truck

    ROY, Utah (ABC 4 News) – The owner of an automotive repair shop in Roy says a bandit has been stealing scrap metal from him and others around the valley.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: ABC 4 Salt Lake City

  2. LOAN RANGER BANDIT" SOUGHT BY FBI: $10,000 REWARD ANNOUNCED

    LOAN RANGER BANDIT" SOUGHT BY FBI: $10,000 REWARD ANNOUNCED The FBI and local police in Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas are seeking a serial armed bank robber dubbed the Loan Ranger Bandit. During the robberies, the armed man, who does not attempt to disguise his face, displayed a note demanding 20s, 50s and 100s and received an undisclosed amount of money. The robber is described as a white ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Jasper Newsboy

  3. Luger Bandit sought in Southern California

    Law enforcement agencies in three Southern California counties are searching for a masked bank robber dubbed the Luger Bandit.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Channel 8 San Diego

Quotes

  1. "The invasion of Iraq was a bandit act, an act of blatant state terrorism, demonstrating absolute contempt for the concept of international law," said Pinter, known for his outspoken criticism of US foreign policy.
    on Dec 8, 2005 By: Harold Pinter Source: FOXNews

  2. "Some of these rebel groups have no constituency, just their own bandit followers," Carter said.
    on Oct 3, 2007 By: Jimmy Carter Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Murdering Jews was pure banditry, and I wouldn't explain it as anti-Semitism," Edelman said in an interview with the Gazeta Wyborcza daily. "It was contempt for man, for human life, plain meanness. A bandit doesn't attack someone who is...
    on Jan 24, 2008 By: Marek Edelman Source: Forbes

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