The definition of buccaneer is a pirate or an sea adventurer along the Spanish coasts in the 17th century.(noun)
An example of a buccaneer is Captain Hook.
Buccaneer means to act like a pirate.(verb)
An example of to buccaneer is to act and dress like a pirate for Halloween.
See buccaneer in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr boucanier, user of a boucan, native Brazilian grill for roasting meat; orig. applied to Fr hunters of wild oxen in Haiti
See buccaneer in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French boucanier
Origin: , from boucaner, to cure meat
Origin: , from boucan, barbecue frame
Origin: , of Tupian origin
Origin: ; akin to Tupi mukém, rack.
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