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ˈbæn dɪt; bænˈdɪt iban·dit

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bandit, brigandnoun

    an armed thief who is (usually) a member of a band


  1. banditnoun

    one who robs others

  2. banditnoun

    an outlaw

  3. banditnoun

    one who cheats others

  4. banditnoun

    An enemy aircraft.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Banditnoun

    A man outlawed.

    Etymology: bandito, Ital.

    No savage fierce, bandit, or mountaineer,
    Will dare to soil her virgin purity. John Milton, Poems.

    No bandit fierce, no tyrant mad with pride,
    No cavern’d hermit, rests self-satisfy’d. Alexander Pope, Essay on Man.


  1. bandit

    Banditry is a type of organized crime committed by outlaws typically involving the threat or use of violence. A person who engages in banditry is known as a bandit and primarily commits crimes such as extortion, robbery, and murder, either as an individual or in groups. Banditry is a vague concept of criminality and in modern usage can be synonymous for gangsterism, brigandage, marauding, and thievery.


  1. bandit

    A bandit is an individual who engages in illegal activities, particularly robbery, burglary, or other forms of theft, often as part of a group or gang. This term can also refer to an outlaw or a fugitive. In the field of computer science and machine learning, a bandit is an algorithm used in a scenario where multiple possible options with uncertain outcomes are available.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Banditnoun

    an outlaw; a brigand

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bandit

    ban′dit, n. an outlaw: a robber:—pl. Ban′dits, Banditt′i. [It. bandito—Low L. bannire, bandire, to proclaim. See Ban.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz


    An outlaw. See ALDERMAN.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bandit in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bandit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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