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Pirate

This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Pirate as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

11 January 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 21 answers for the crossword clue 'Pirate', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Pirate a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Pirate as an answer itself some 201 times.

Pirate is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Tuesday, 19 January 2021 with the answer being FREEBOOTER, but the most popular answer for this clue is BUCCANEER.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Pirate', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Pirate' and give you a hint.

  • A ship that is manned by pirates
  • Someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
  • Someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own
  • Take arbitrarily or by force; "The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami"
  • Copy illegally; of published material

Crossword Answers

5 Letters

ROVER
Someone who leads a wandering unsettled life

6 Letters

HIJACK
Seizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination

RAIDER
Someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)

SEADOG
A man who serves as a sailor

7 Letters

BOOTLEG
The part of a boot above the instep

BRIGAND
An armed thief who is (usually) a member of a band

CORSAIR
A swift pirate ship (often operating with official sanction)

SEAWOLF
Predatory black-and-white toothed whale with large dorsal fin; common in cold seas

8 Letters

HIGHJACK
Seizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination

SEAROVER
Someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation

9 Letters

BUCCANEER
Someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation

PLUNDERER
Someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)

PRIVATEER
An officer or crew member of a privateer

SEAROBBER
Someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation

10 Letters

COMMANDEER
Take arbitrarily or by force; "The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami"

FREEBOOTER
Someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)

PIRATESHIP
A ship that is manned by pirates

PLAGIARIST
Someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own

11 Letters

PLAGIARISER
Someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own

PLAGIARIZER
Someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own

14 Letters

LITERARYPIRATE
Someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own

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