Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To act as a freebooter; plunder.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To act as a freebooter; plunder.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Back-formation from freebooter.]

Examples

  • A tweak of the financial reform package that takes a strong first step toward reining in the orgy of Wall Street freeboot speculation, trading, swaps, and scams of investors, borrowers and the government that nearly wrecked the economy.

    The Hutchinson Political Report

  • One of the toughest was the Glass Steagall Act. The congressional gut of Glass-Steagall unleashed the orgy of Wall Street freeboot speculation, trading, swaps, and scams of investors, borrowers and the government that nearly wrecked the economy.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • A tweak of the financial reform package that takes a strong first step toward reining in the orgy of Wall Street freeboot speculation, trading, swaps, and scams of investors, borrowers and the government that nearly wrecked the economy.

    The Hutchinson Political Report

  • A tweak of the financial reform package that takes a strong first step toward reining in the orgy of Wall Street freeboot speculation, trading, swaps, and scams of investors, borrowers and the government that nearly wrecked the economy.

    American Chronicle

  • One of the toughest was the Glass Steagall Act. The congressional gut of Glass-Steagall unleashed the orgy of Wall Street freeboot speculation, trading, swaps, and scams of investors, borrowers and the government that nearly wrecked the economy.

    news.newamericamedia.org

  • One of the toughest was the Glass Steagall Act. The congressional gut of Glass-Steagall unleashed the orgy of Wall Street freeboot speculation, trading, swaps, and scams of investors, borrowers and the government that nearly wrecked the economy.

    The Hutchinson Political Report

  • One of the toughest was the Glass Steagall Act. The congressional gut of Glass-Steagall unleashed the orgy of Wall Street freeboot speculation, trading, swaps, and scams of investors, borrowers and the government that nearly wrecked the economy.

    news.newamericamedia.org

  • Did you or do you plan to 'homebrew' (freeboot/XBReboot) your 360?

    Xbox-Scene News

  • Did you or do you plan to 'homebrew' (freeboot/XBReboot) your 360?

    Xbox-Scene News

  • Can’t the congress see that this is just another fraud to erase a trail of responsibility and overseers, so they can continue to fly by the seat of their pants, and freeboot?

    Bush Wants a War Czar: Will Congress Give Him One?

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  • see social media description at freebooted

    May 25, 2016