Definition of raider in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈrādər/


1A person who attacks an enemy in the enemy’s territory; a marauder: Scandinavian raiders put down their roots in Cumbria
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  • Their country's withdrawal of troops from the rebel republic of Chechnya is the key demand of the raiders.
  • The new raiders were even more dangerous than their ninth-century ancestors.
  • In a passage on the war years, he includes the story about the single German air raider firing on the fish shop.
attacker, assailant, invader
1.1A person who attacks business premises in order to steal: masked raiders burst into the 100-seater restaurant
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  • In the same year, the police sergeant was fatally stabbed by raiders outside a post office in New Addington, Surrey.
  • He declined to give exact details of the circumstances surrounding the arrest of the raiders.
  • On Thursday morning last Ardagh Post Office was broken into by a number of raiders who fled away in the direction of Rathkeale.

Words that rhyme with raider

abrader, Ada, blockader, crusader, dissuader, evader, fader, grader, Grenada, invader, masquerader, Nader, parader, persuader, Rigveda, Seder, serenader, trader, upgrader, Veda, wader

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Syllabification: raid·er

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