contrabandist

[ kon-truh-ban-dist ]
/ ˈkɒn trəˌbæn dɪst /
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noun

a person engaged in contraband trade; smuggler.

Nearby words

  1. contra-,
  2. contra-aperture,
  3. contra-guide rudder,
  4. contraband,
  5. contraband of war,
  6. contrabass,
  7. contrabasso,
  8. contrabassoon,
  9. contracept,
  10. contraception

Origin of contrabandist

From the Spanish word contrabandista, dating back to 1810–20. See contraband, -ist

Related formscon·tra·band·ism, noun

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