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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A thief who steals from someone by threatening violence.

Usage examples (35)
  • In his checked, long-sleeved shirt, he looks like an upscale train robber from a Western.
  • Many people who disapprove of his career think it was hypocritical of him to be so religious and to be what they call a robber baron.
  • A robber is more high-toned than what a pirate is ...
  • Because not everyone that shoots a robber is innocent. for more
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