noun, plural pri·va·teers·men.
- private viewdata,
- private-equity company,
- private-line car,
Origin of privateersman
Examples from the Web for privateersman
In spite of this order—he continued to reside in Italy, with the true independence of a privateersman.
Captain William Wanton, of Portsmouth, took out a commission as privateersman and brought in several valuable prizes.A short history of Rhode Island|George Washington Greene
"It won't take a six-mule team to draw that one," added the privateersman, rather sourly for the first time.Stand By The Union|Oliver Optic
Sir,” said the angry old sailor, “such an officer is at least in no danger of being mistaken for a privateersman.Rodney Stone|Arthur Conan Doyle
The privateersman was treated with the greatest courtesy and was made as comfortable as could be.