Origin of buccaneer
Related formsbuc·ca·neer·ish, adjective
Examples from the Web for buccaneer
As a politician, Sarkozy is as brutal as any buccaneer, and he lets the world see it.
A buccaneer lives for the excitement of deciphering the mysteries of human experience.
A buccaneer wants status, too, but only if that status is justly earned and sustained through the quality of his work.
But no tornadoes fell in our way, nor anything else worth mentioning, not even a buccaneer or a pirate.The English in the West Indies|James Anthony Froude
The ensuing day the Buccaneer musketry was so destructive, that the Spaniards closed their port-holes and bore up to the wind.The Monarchs of the Main, Volume III (of 3)|Walter Thornbury
The first Buccaneer who distinguished189 himself in this wider field of action was Francis Lolonnois.The Monarchs of the Main, Volume I (of 3)|Walter Thornbury
The Corsair Dragutte, a buccaneer of romantic days, came along and plundered these Ligurian towns as often as he felt like it.Italian Highways and Byways from a Motor Car|Francis Miltoun
The buccaneer replied with that toothless grin of far-away Tortugas.Strange Stories of the Great River|Abbie Johnston Grosvenor