verb (used with object), pi·rat·ed, pi·rat·ing.
verb (used without object), pi·rat·ed, pi·rat·ing.
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Origin of pirate
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Example sentences from the Web for pirate
Choosing the Navy, he purportedly made his way into the good graces of the king due to his fabulous feats against the Barbary pirates of Tripoli and victories against many pirates in the Caribbean.The Buccaneers embody Tampa’s love of pirates. Is that a problem?|Jamie Goodall|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
Except in pirated form, none of the Tracey Ullman Show shorts are available on the web.A 200-Hour ‘Simpsons’ Marathon? That’s Unpossible!|Rich Goldstein|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The friendly staff will even load your pirated software on your computer for you.The U.S. Tells You Where to Buy the Best Fake Designer Handbags, Pirated Movies, and More|Josh Rogin|February 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“You can whine all you want about free sites and pirated content,” he said.Free Porn Is Threatening the Adult Industry. Here Are Five Ways to Save It.|Aurora Snow|September 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Either they will do without textbooks or they will rely on pirated editions.No Matter What the Supreme Court Decides, Textbooks Will Continue to Be Expensive|Megan McArdle|October 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It is one of many “cyberlocker” websites, which are often foreign-based and offer pirated movies, shows, and music.The Rise and Fall of Kim Dotcom and Megaupload: 8 Burning Questions Answered|Andrew Carter|July 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Hotten had already pirated The Innocents, and had it on the market before Routledge could bring out the authorized edition.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
The third issue, or the first pirated issue, lacks the printer's inscription and is bound in cheap cloth.The Bibliography of Walt Whitman|Frank Shay
Meantime others had pirated his invention and were making his machines and placing them upon the market.American Inventions and Inventors|William A. Mowry
Oh, no, I shall never pay any duties on pirated books of mine.The Letters Of Mark Twain, Volume 4, 1886-1900|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
He seems to have had a bitter feud with a rival printer, named Robert Rudman, who pirated his trade-mark.Old and New London|Walter Thornbury
British Dictionary definitions for pirate
- a vessel used by pirates
- (as modifier)a pirate ship
- a person or group of people who broadcast illegally
- (as modifier)a pirate radio station