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synonyms for picaroon

  • adventurer
  • buccaneer
  • freebooter
  • knave
  • rogue
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But I never believed in them as devoutly as I believed in the destruction of that infernal picaroon.
THE WING-AND-WINGJ. FENIMORE COOPER
I observed wretched devils playing here, whose whole standing kit would not have brought a picaroon at vendue.
IMPRESSIONS OF AMERICATYRONE POWER
On the way from Genoa to Messina Irving's vessel was boarded by a piratical picaroon.
WASHINGTON IRVINGHENRY W. BOYNTON
MacRae threw open his hatches and counted the salmon as they came flipping off the point of a picaroon.
POOR MAN'S ROCKBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Picaroon, a pirate or buccaneer originally; now an ordinary thief.
THE SLANG DICTIONARYJOHN CAMDEN HOTTEN
I stopped 'em back there a ways with my picaroon, when they sung out, an' they walked down here on the side planks.
THE SPINNER'S BOOK OF FICTIONVARIOUS
He does little more than adopt that of the Spanish picaroon romance of the 16th and 17th century.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 4VARIOUS
If we go on in this manner, said he, we shall be the prey of every picaroon on the ocean.
ABRIDGEMENT OF THE DEBATES OF CONGRESS, FROM 1789 TO 1856 (4 OF 16 VOL.)VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PICAROON

  • blunderer
  • bumbler
  • clodhopper
  • fumbler
  • klutz
  • lummox
  • oaf
  • picaroon
  • screw-up
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.