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noun as in pirate

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Made in 1952, the film stars Burt Lancaster as the pirate Captain Vallo, a classic swashbuckler who falls in love with a beautiful woman, and must save her from an odious marriage.

He seemed not at all the image of the irresponsible swashbuckler I'd carried with me for so long.

A big swashbuckler of a man with a hard face, hard blue eyes with quizzical wrinkles around them.

He had plenty of wild, obscene wit, and early gained the reputation of being a swashbuckler.

When I came up I looked like a swashbuckler in one of Scudry's plays.

Cavalier in English was early applied in a contemptuous sense to an overbearing swashbuckler—a roisterer or swaggering gallant.

I felt that under the guise of an intellectual swashbuckler was a delicate and sensitive spirit.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to swashbuckler, such as: adventurer, buccaneer, daredevil, ruffian, and swordsman.

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