See also: Bandit and bändit

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian bandito (outlawed), a derivative of Italian bandire (to ban). The Italian verb is inherited from Vulgar Latin *bannire (to proclaim), but its form was influenced by Gothic 𐌱𐌰𐌽𐌳𐍅𐌾𐌰𐌽 (bandwjan, to signal).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbændɪt/
  • (file)

NounEdit

bandit (plural bandits)

  1. One who robs others in a lawless area, especially as part of a group.
  2. An outlaw.
  3. One who cheats others.
  4. (military) An enemy aircraft.
  5. (sports, slang) A runner who covertly joins a race without having registered as a participant.

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VerbEdit

bandit (third-person singular simple present bandits, present participle banditing, simple past and past participle bandited)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To rob, or steal from, in the manner of a bandit.
    • 1921, Munsey's Magazine (volume 74, page 38)
      First, she read the bandit news in the paper, and was rather disappointed to learn that her man had evidently taken a night off from banditing. An imitator of the bandit had made an unsuccessful attempt to hold up a drug-store, and had backed out and run when the nervy proprietor reached for a gun; but that was all.
    • 1937, The Atlantic Monthly (volume 160, page 7)
      As the sanctuary was bandited at least once, it may be that the silver wine cups I have are from the treasure.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Funk, W. J., Word origins and their romantic stories, New York, Wilfred Funk, Inc.

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bandit m (plural bandits)

  1. bandit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • German: Bandit
    • Polish: bandyta
  • Norman: bandit

Further readingEdit


IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch bandiet, from Middle French bandit, from Italian bandito.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈbandɪt̚]
  • Hyphenation: ban‧dit

NounEdit

bandit (plural, first-person possessive banditku, second-person possessive banditmu, third-person possessive banditnya)

  1. bandit
    Synonyms: penjahat, pencuri

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French bandit.

NounEdit

bandit m (plural bandits)

  1. (Jersey) bandit

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French bandit

NounEdit

bandit m (plural bandiți)

  1. bandit

DeclensionEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian bandito.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bǎndiːt/
  • Hyphenation: ban‧dit

NounEdit

bàndīt m (Cyrillic spelling ба̀ндӣт)

  1. bandit

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • bandit” in Hrvatski jezični portal