One who robs; in law, one who feloniously takes goods or money from the person of another by violence or by putting him in fear. "Some roving robber calling to his fellows." (Milton)

Synonyms: Thief, depredator, despoiler, plunderer, pillager, rifler, brigang, freebooter, pirate. See Thief.

Robber crab.

<zoology> A jager gull.

(01 Mar 1998)

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