banditti banditti

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. These ornate banditti are mountaineers of the tribe of Mati, and they guard their tribal Chief, Ahmed Bey Zogu, who is nominally President and actually Dictator of Albania.
  2. Stalin has surrounded himself with as intelligent a group of banditti as ever started out to sack and dominate the universe.
  3. The Italians idolize Grand Prix drivers, artists, novelists and occasionally Sicilian banditti.

Quotes

  • One of his successors, Victor III said the boy's life was so foul and shameful that he ruled like "a captain of a banditti."
    on Jul 9, 2009 By: Pope Leo III Source: Examiner.com

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