marauding marauding  /mə ˈrɔ dɪŋ/


  • (adj) characterized by plundering or pillaging or marauding



  1. But now he is up against a marauding posse of film bureaucrats.
  2. New Delhi has an unusual urban woe, marauding monkeys.
  3. Eurasian heritage once spoke not of a proud melding of two cultures but of a shameful confluence of colonizer and colonized, of marauding Western man and subjugated Eastern woman.


  • Open winner most likely will surprise

    The Monday-to-Wednesday story lines have all been covered, some past the point of excess. Can Tiger win his first major in five years? Can Phil Mickelson finally win his first U.S. Open? Will Sergio Garcia say something crazy? How will venerable Merion handle the marauding modern athletes with their space-age equipment?
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer


  1. "We've seen an immediate calming in terms of the rogue military elements and the police in the most savage way fighting with one another," Dr Nelson said on Channel 10. "What's now emerging is a basic sense of lawlessness with these marauding...
    on May 27, 2006 By: Brendan Nelson Source:

  2. "Maybe he can take care of himself in Canada but there are marauding gangs with machine-guns," Matas said, adding it's not likely that he could survive on his own.
    on Mar 8, 2007 By: David Matas Source: Winnipeg Free Press

  3. "After they were driven away in a police bus, marauding gangs of right-wing extremists infiltrated the Gay Pride crowd and began indiscriminately attacking participants. The Moscow police looked on and did nothing," reported Mr. Tatchell.
    on May 27, 2007 By: Peter Tatchell Source: UK Gay News (press release)

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