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1. pirate

noun. ['ˈpaɪrət'] someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own.

Synonyms

  • stealer
  • literary pirate
  • plagiariser
  • plagiarizer
  • plagiarist

Etymology

  • pirate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • pirata (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Pirate

  • alegrett
  • barratt
  • beret
  • carat
  • carbohydrate
  • carrot
  • carrot
  • cotret
  • curate
  • cymrot
  • deliberate
  • demerit
  • eckrote
  • egret
  • elaborate
  • everett
  • favorite
  • ferret
  • garratt
  • garrott

Example sentences of the word pirate


1. Noun, singular or mass
Learn a few pirate songs and encourage everyone to speak like a pirate.

Quotes containing the word pirate


1. Yeah? Can you draw a skeleton riding a motorcycle with flames coming out of it? And I want a pirate hat on the skeleton. And a parrot on his shoulder. A skeleton parrot. Or maybe a ninja skeleton parrot? No, that would be overkill. But it'd be cool if the biker skeleton could be shooting some ninja throwing stars. That are on fire.
- Richelle Mead, Bloodlines

2. Hide things everywhere. Forget about them. Find them randomly and feel surprised like a pirate finding buried treasure. Avoid scurvy. Love more.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. I want to be a naughty pirate, because when I put on that eye patch, it barely covers my genitals.
- Jarod Kintz, I Want

2. pirate

noun. ['ˈpaɪrət'] someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation.

Synonyms

  • raider
  • despoiler
  • sea robber
  • corsair
  • freebooter
  • Barbary pirate
  • plunderer
  • spoiler
  • sea rover
  • buccaneer
  • pillager
  • looter

Antonyms

  • fall back
  • stand still

Etymology

  • pirate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • pirata (Latin)

3. pirate

verb. ['ˈpaɪrət'] take arbitrarily or by force.

Synonyms

  • highjack
  • skyjack
  • commandeer
  • carjack
  • hijack

Etymology

  • pirate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • pirata (Latin)

4. pirate

noun. ['ˈpaɪrət'] a ship that is manned by pirates.

Synonyms

  • pirate ship
  • corsair

Antonyms

  • give
  • get off
  • disembark

Etymology

  • pirate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • pirata (Latin)

5. pirate

verb. ['ˈpaɪrət'] copy illegally; of published material.

Etymology

  • pirate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • pirata (Latin)
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