Definition of marauding in English:


Syllabification: ma·raud·ing
Pronunciation: /məˈrôdiNG


Going about in search of things to steal or people to attack: marauding gangs of youths
More example sentences
  • The peaceful citizens of this State persecuted by the marauding mercenaries should not be forced to mount demonstration to get the state machinery moving.
  • They ceded the streets to marauding looters.
  • His paternal instincts would naturally take over and he would do whatever was necessary to protect his daughter from these marauding psychopaths.
predatory, rapacious, thieving, plundering, pillaging, looting, freebooting, piratical

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