freeboot
intransitive verb see freebooter

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • freeboot — [frē′bo͞ot΄] vi. [back form. < FREEBOOTER] to act as a freebooter …   English World dictionary

  • freeboot — /free booht /, v.i. to act as a freebooter; plunder; loot. [1585 95; back formation from FREEBOOTER] * * * …   Universalium

  • freeboot — Synonyms and related words: buccaneer, depredate, despoil, fleece, forage, foray, gut, loot, maraud, pillage, pirate, plunder, prey on, privateer, raid, ransack, ravage, raven, ravish, reive, rifle, sack, spoil, spoliate, sweep …   Moby Thesaurus

  • freeboot — n. buccaneer, plunderer, freebooter v. steal, rob, pillage, plunder; act as a freebooter …   English contemporary dictionary

  • freeboot — free·boot …   English syllables

  • freeboot — free•boot [[t]ˈfriˌbut[/t]] v. i. to act as a freebooter • Etymology: 1585–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • freeboot — /ˈfribut/ (say freebooht) verb (i) to act as a freebooter …   Australian English dictionary

  • freeboot — ˈfrēˌbüt intransitive verb Etymology: back formation from freebooter : to act as a freebooter : plunder * * * /free booht /, v.i. to act as a freebooter; plunder; loot. [1585 95; back formation from FREEBOOTER] …   Useful english dictionary

  • East Carolina University — Motto Servire (Latin) Motto in English To Serve Established March 8, 1907 …   Wikipedia

  • freebooter — noun Etymology: by folk etymology from Dutch vrijbuiter, from vrijbuit plunder, from vrij free + buit booty Date: 1570 pirate, plunderer • freeboot intransitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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