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Synonyms for robber
ˈrɒb ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. robber(noun)

    a thief who steals from someone by threatening violence

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. robber

    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, highwayman, marauder, pillager, pirate, plunderer, raider, thief

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. robber

    thief, depredator, plunderer, freebooter, brigand, pirate, highwayman, footpad

    guard, escort, protector

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. robber(n.)

    plunderer, pillager, THIEF, despoiler, depredator, highwayman, footpad, brigand, bandit, marauder, freebooter, outlaw

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. robber(n)

    bandit, brigand, buccaneer, burglar, depredator, despoiler, footpad, filibuster, forager, desperado, corsair, freebooter, highwayman, picaroon, marauder, pillager, pirate, plunderer, raider, thief, ladrone

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    thief, mugger, bandit, burglar

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How to use robber in a sentence?

  1. Kelly Shar Khuu:

    All the ladies were hitting him, i got the aluminum foil. The robber, a tall and robust man, was trying to yank the drawer free from the four petite women who held on with everything they had.

  2. Dan Newman:

    Silicon Valley provides a literal and metaphorical wealth of support for candidates. It's a community of people focused on the future, and of course, to paraphrase (bank robber) Willie Sutton, it's where the donors live.

  3. Juvenal:

    A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face.

  4. Lisa Soto:

    That’s just not the way robberies happen, there was just no reason for a robber to kill her, to get whatever it was they took.

  5. Proverb:

    These can never be true friends: Hope, dice, a prostitute, a robber, a cheat, a goldsmith, a monkey, a doctor, a distiller.

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