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  1. freebootingnoun

    Piracy or plundering

  2. freebootingadjective

    Engaged in piracy or plunder

  3. Etymology: From freebooter.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Freebootingnoun

    Robbery; plunder; the act of pillaging.

    Under it he may cleanly convey any fit pillage, that cometh handsomely in his way; and when he goeth abroad in the night on freebooting, it is his best and surest friend. Edmund Spenser.


  1. freebooting

    Freebooting is the act of downloading and re-uploading someone else's content without their permission, typically in order to profit from it or gain attention for oneself. It is a form of content theft and can have negative consequences for the original content creator, such as loss of revenue or followers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Freebootingnoun

    robbery; plunder; a pillaging

  2. Freebootingadjective

    acting the freebooter; practicing freebootery; robbing

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. freebooting

    Robbery; plunder; a pillaging. Also acting the freebooter; practicing the freebooter; robbing.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of freebooting in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of freebooting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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    lacking orderly continuity
    A disjointed
    B alternate
    C tight
    D opaque

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