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pirate

Synonyms of pirate in English:

noun

  • 1 pirates boarded the ship
    marauder, raider
    historical buccaneer, privateer
    archaic corsair, rover, sea rover
    rare picaroon, filibuster, sea thief, sea robber, water thief, sea wolf, sea rat, water rat, marooner
  • 2 software pirates
    copyright infringer, plagiarist, plagiarizer
  • verb

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  • designers may pirate good ideas
    reproduce illegally, infringe the copyright of, copy illegally, plagiarize, poach, steal, appropriate, bootleg
    informal crib, lift, rip off
    British informal nick, pinch
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