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Synonyms for highwayman
ˈhaɪˌweɪ mənhigh·way·man

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  1. highwaymannoun

    road agent, robber, bandit

  2. highwaymannoun

    A person usually mounted on horseback who robbed travellers on public roads.

    road agent, bandit, robber

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. highwayman

    A robber seeks to obtain the property of others by force or intimidation; a thief by stealth and secrecy. In early English thief was freely used in both senses, as in Shakespeare and the Authorized Version of the English Bible, which has "two thieves" (Matt. xxvii, 38), where the Revised Version more correctly substitutes "two robbers."

    bandit, brigand, buccaneer, burglar, depredator, despoiler, footpad, forager, freebooter, marauder, pillager, pirate, plunderer, raider, robber, thief

Princeton's WordNet

  1. highjacker, highwayman, hijacker, road agentnoun

    a holdup man who stops a vehicle and steals from it

    road agent, hijacker, highjacker

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  1. highwaymannoun

    robber, footpad, bandit, brigand, freebooter, marauder, outlaw, highway robber

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. highwaymannoun

    bandit, desperado, road agent, outlaw, footpad

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