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Definition of "raider" [raid•er]

  • One who engages in a raid; a plunderer. (noun)
  • A person who takes control of a firm by purchasing a controlling interest of stock. (noun)
  • A special forces operative; a commando. (noun)
  • A warship which is light, maneuverable, and fast-moving. (noun)
  • A person who uncovers evidence of improper behavior within governmental or private organizations. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "raider" in a sentence
  • "And would it matter as the Heavy raider is “flown” by Centurions so it would not be “alive” like the normal raiders and therefore not need the red interior so to speak."
  • "Matt Carse, an archaeologist of the most definitely rogueish sort of tomb raider is looking to score, when the discovery of the mythical Sword of Rhiannon catapults him back into time, and into the body of a man well suited to be a barbarian adventurer."
  • "Famed treasure-hunter (in Hollywood, this, along with "tomb raider," is a synonym for "archaeologist") Ben Gates (Nicolas Cage) has just received shocking news: a shady antiquities collector (Ed Harris) has evidence that an ancestor of Gates conspired in the assassination of President Lincoln."