filibustiere

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French filibustrière, from English freebooter.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fi.li.busˈtjɛ.re/, [fil̺ibus̪ˈt̪jɛːr̺e]
  • Stress: filibustière
  • Hyphenation: fi‧li‧bu‧stie‧re

Noun[edit]

filibustiere m (plural filibustieri)

  1. pirate, corsair, filibuster
  2. adventurer
  3. rascal

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Usage notes[edit]

  • Note: This does not mean filibuster in the political sense.