verb (used without object)
Examples from the Web for privateer
Check out Privateer Holdings, a venture-capital firm based in Seattle that is about to close on $7 million in funding.Marijuana-Related Stocks Are on the Rise. So Should You Invest?|Winston Ross|June 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
One of her courtiers bet that Clark Gable as Rhett Butler would be her ideal, “a privateer, a romantic, and a fabulous cad.”The Sexy Side of Maggie: How Thatcher Used Her Softer Quality|Gail Sheehy|January 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This heritage has so influenced his cuisine that Roellinger is often referred to as "the privateer chef."
The vessel in which she sailed engaged a French privateer, and during the conflict her left arm was broken.
He was gone upon this pretended mission some little time; quite long enough further to exasperate the privateer Captain.Strange Stories of Colonial Days|Various
Then the Privateer, another fast one, but going sluggishly now because of a stove-in seine-boat wallowing astern.The Seiners|James B. (James Brendan) Connolly
They sailed from Boston, and were out but a few days when they captured a British privateer of fourteen guns.The Naval History of the United States|Willis J. Abbot.
But such clumsy work had never been seen before on board a Yankee privateer.Yankee Ships and Yankee Sailors: Tales of 1812|James Barnes