Origin of vandal
Examples from the Web for vandal
Mayor Bloomberg agreed that the “vandal” must be caught and charged with vandalism.
Congratulations," reads Letterbombing.com in its welcoming headline, "You're about to become an Internet vandal.
A solitary pine tree formerly stood upon its brow, which some Vandal has cut down.Old Mackinaw|W. P. Strickland.
They swept over all Africa, completely obliterating every trace of Vandal or of Roman.
Footnote 10: The fullest accounts are those of Sorel and Vandal.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
But, in his own day, he was regarded as a Vandal and a heretic.Adventures among Books|Andrew Lang
Besides this, had they not already concluded that this person must have been disturbed in his vandal work?The Boy Scouts at the Panama-Pacific Exposition|Howard Payson
British Dictionary definitions for vandal (1 of 2)
- a person who deliberately causes damage or destruction to personal or public property
- (as modifier)vandal instincts