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See definition of piratic on Dictionary.com
  • as inlarcenous
  • as inthieving
  • as inthieving/thievish
  • as inthievish

synonyms for piratic

  • crooked
  • rapacious
  • criminal
  • cunning
  • dishonest
  • fraudulent
  • furtive
  • kleptomaniacal
  • light-fingered
  • pilfering
  • plunderous
  • predatory
  • secretive
  • sly
  • spoliative
  • stealthy
  • sticky-fingered
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How to use piratic in a sentence

The Algerines were now sweeping with their piratic crafts the Mediterranean, exacting tribute from all Christian powers.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. XXVII, AUGUST 1852, VOL. VVARIOUS
Lured by such hopes of plunder, Venice was as eager as the pope to take a share in the piratic expedition.
THE EMPIRE OF AUSTRIA; ITS RISE AND PRESENT POWERJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The Scottish broch-people, associated in tradition with the Picts, were notorious for their piratic habits.
ANCIENT MAN IN BRITAINDONALD A. (DONALD ALEXANDER) MACKENZIE
Indeed, this name of Skelt appears so stagey and piratic, that I will adopt it boldly to design these qualities.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME 9ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
What horror to look into the muddy sediment which floats round the piratic keel!
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 15, NO. 89, MARCH, 1865VARIOUS
Robber bands and piratic hordes will often fight with ferocity and desperation which can not be surpassed.
JOSEPH BONAPARTEJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Because Murphy could not write, Pritchard was left with him to read the piratic instructions once each week.
MY ATTAINMENT OF THE POLEFREDERICK A. COOK
Now let us follow the ship Roosevelt in its piratic career northward.
MY ATTAINMENT OF THE POLEFREDERICK A. COOK
And thus Sumner cannot detect that England makes war on our commerce, under the piratic flag of the rebels.
DIARY FROM NOVEMBER 12, 1862, TO OCTOBER 18, 1863ADAM GUROWSKI
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PIRATIC

  • criminal
  • crooked
  • cunning
  • dishonest
  • fraudulent
  • furtive
  • kleptomaniacal
  • light-fingered
  • pilfering
  • piratic
  • plunderous
  • predatory
  • rapacious
  • secretive
  • sly
  • spoliative
  • stealthy
  • sticky-fingered
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.