Definitions

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  • adj. Like a buccaneer; piratical.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Like a buccaneer; piratical.

Etymologies

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buccaneer +‎ -ish

Examples

  • This fierce and buccaneerish person summoned the dozing hostler in a coarse, imperative voice, flung him the reins, sprang from his seat, and assisted his companion to alight.

    The Redemption of David Corson

  • One recommends this Cazaio rather to the spinners of romance: with his morality -- a trifle buccaneerish on occasion -- once discreetly palliated, history affords few heroes more instantly taking to the fancy ....

    Gallantry Dizain des Fetes Galantes

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