looter (n.) 1858, agent noun from LOOT (Cf. loot) (v.).

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  • Looter — Loot er (l[=oo]t [ e]r), n. A plunderer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • looter — [n] thief criminal, marauder, pilferer, pillager, plunderer, raider, ransacker, ravager, spoiler; concept 412 …   New thesaurus

  • looter — [[t]lu͟ːtə(r)[/t]] looters N COUNT A looter is a person who steals things from shops or houses, for example during a war or riot …   English dictionary

  • looter — loot ► NOUN 1) private property taken from an enemy in war or stolen by thieves. 2) informal money. ► VERB ▪ steal goods from somewhere, especially during a war or riot. DERIVATIVES looter noun. ORIGIN Sanskrit, rob …   English terms dictionary

  • Looter (comics) — Superherobox| caption=Cover art for Spider Man Family #7. Art by Karl Kerschl. comic color=background:#ff8080 character name=Looter real name=Norton G. Fester species=Mutated human publisher=Marvel Comics debut= Amazing Spider Man #36 (May 1966)… …   Wikipedia

  • looter — noun see loot II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • looter — See loot. * * * …   Universalium

  • looter — noun One who loots, who steals during a general disturbance such as a riot or natural disaster. After the hurricane, before law was restored, looters stole everything that wasnt nailed down …   Wiktionary

  • looter — Synonyms and related words: depredator, despoiler, forager, forayer, freebooter, marauder, pillager, plunderer, raider, rapparee, ravager, ravisher, reiver, rifler, sacker, spoiler, spoliator, wrecker …   Moby Thesaurus

  • looter — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. thief, plunderer, pillager, criminal, grabber, raider, ravager, ransacker, pilferer, opportunist …   English dictionary for students

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