despoiler despoiler


  • (n) someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)


  1. Senate oldsters led by Texas' Connally and Virginia's Glass forthwith passionately gave the lie back to Senator Nye, excoriated him as a monstrous despoiler of honored graves.
  2. The purported despoiler is Lopakhin, an upstart peasant turned real estate developer who plans to raze the family's mansion and orchard to create a cottage camp for vacationers.
  3. Pan Am Director Lindbergh has questioned the SST as a potential despoiler of the environment.


  • Theodore Roosevelt, said Brinkley, who is author of a volume on TR the environmentalist, "would have gone after BP as a 'despoiler of the gulf.'" He says that Obama should have appointed a high commissioner to coordinate disaster response right...
    on May 29, 2010 By: Theodore Roosevelt Source: Newsweek

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