Several wild-looking men, who if they were not banditti might easily be mistaken for such, were seated on logs about the fire.
For the accomplishment of this part of their plan they relied on the daggers of the banditti.
That these banditti were in a starving condition was well-known.
By this action the banditti were deprived of their two most valorous chiefs.
Now, then, we shall hear whether he has discovered the banditti.
What are you doing with this gang of cutthroats and banditti?
From two to three hundred banditti attacked the populace, who quickly recovered themselves and easily defeated the assailants.
"The road is infested with banditti," growled out the padre.
Nor me any thing but the rough cottagers and banditti men; but, never mind, my bass solo will do the trick.
As our host said to us this morning: 'The gendarmes, they go, but the banditti, they stay.'
1590s, from Italian bandito (plural banditi) "outlaw," past participle of bandire "proscribe, banish," from Vulgar Latin *bannire "to proclaim, proscribe," from Proto-Germanic *bann (see ban (v.)). *Bannire (or its Frankish cognate *bannjan) in Old French became banir-, which, with lengthened stem, became English banish.