Definition of "dacoits" [dacoits]

  • (in India and Myanmar) a member of a gang of armed robbers (noun)
  • Plural form of dacoit. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "dacoits" in a sentence
  • "Wun Thu objected strongly to British rule, and emphasized his objection by making trouble with his bands of patriots, whom we called dacoits, robbers."
  • "The "dacoits" or brigands of India were of the same stamp as their European colleagues."
  • "M.Q.M. was born in the cradle of the military crackdown on the democracy-loving people of Sindh; at the time the military had launched an operation against so-called "dacoits" in which thousands of innocent people were killed or jailed."