- 1Go about in search of things to steal or people to attack: war parties crossed the river to maraudMore example sentences
- When night falls and security wanes, the janjaweed militias come marauding through the camps and attack the women.
- A shotgun blast from one of the officers put an end to the dog's marauding.
- So if someone decides to violate the Treaty and start marauding around the Moon, who will stop them?
- 1.1 [with object] Raid and plunder (a place): rapacious bluefish marauded the crab potsMore example sentences
- They went out and joined other soldiers fussing in the streets, marauding the city.
- All the royal baggage and crown jewels and ordnance were captured and the Scots marauded the area from Boroughbridge to Beverley, demanding heavy fines or pillage.
- The 10-15 year old soldiers maraud the countryside raping, killing, torturing and burning people out of their homes.
late 17th century: from French marauder, from maraud 'rogue'.