Brigandish Brig"and*ish, a. Like a brigand or freebooter; robberlike. [1913 Webster]

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  • brigandish — index larcenous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • brigandish — ˈbrigəndish sometimes brə̇ˈgan or ˈgaan adjective : suggesting or resembling a brigand two brigandish men Dan Wickenden brigandish tendencies …   Useful english dictionary

  • brigandish — adjective like a brigand or robber …   Wiktionary

  • brigandish — brig·and·ish …   English syllables

  • brigand — brigandage, n. brigandish, adj. brigandishly, adv. /brig euhnd/, n. a bandit, esp. one of a band of robbers in mountain or forest regions. [1350 1400; var. of ME briga(u)nt < MF brigand < OIt brigante companion, member of an armed company, equiv …   Universalium

  • larcenous — lar·ce·nous / lär sə nəs/ adj 1: of, relating to, or having the nature of larceny larcenous intent a larcenous scheme 2: committing larceny Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • fraudulent — Synonyms and related words: amoral, artful, bent, brigandish, burglarious, calculating, chiseling, collusive, conscienceless, corrupt, corrupted, counterfeit, covinous, crafty, criminal, crooked, cunning, dark, deceitful, deceptive, devious,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • thieving — Synonyms and related words: brigandish, burglarious, fraudulent, kleptomaniac, larcenous, larceny, light fingered, pinch, piratelike, piratic, purloining, steal, stealage, stealing, sticky fingered, thievery, thievish, touch …   Moby Thesaurus

  • brigand — n. a member of a robber band living by pillage and ransom, usu. in wild terrain. Derivatives: brigandage n. brigandish adj. brigandism n. brigandry n. Etymology: ME f. OF f. It. brigante f. brigare: see BRIGADE …   Useful english dictionary

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