What does vandal mean?

Definitions for vandalˈvæn dl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vandal(noun)

    someone who willfully destroys or defaces property

  2. Vandal(noun)

    a member of the Germanic people who overran Gaul and Spain and North Africa and sacked Rome in 455


  1. vandal(Noun)

    A person who needlessly destroys or damages other people's property.

  2. vandal(Adjective)

    Of the particular ancient Germanic tribe.

  3. vandal(Adjective)

    Carelessly destructive.

  4. Vandal(Noun)

    A member of an ancient east Germanic tribe famous for sacking Rome.

  5. Vandal(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the Vandals.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vandal(noun)

    one of a Teutonic race, formerly dwelling on the south shore of the Baltic, the most barbarous and fierce of the northern nations that plundered Rome in the 5th century, notorious for destroying the monuments of art and literature

  2. Vandal(noun)

    hence, one who willfully destroys or defaces any work of art or literature

  3. Vandal(adj)

    alt. of Vandalic

  4. Origin: [L. Vandalus, Vandalius; of Teutonic origin, and probably originally signifying, a wanderer. Cf. Wander.]


  1. Vandal

    Vandal is a Techno, Breakbeat and Electronica producer from Sheffield, England. He is currently recording for Meat Katie's LOT49 record label.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vandal

    van′dal, n. one of a fierce race from north-eastern Germany who entered Gaul about the beginning of the 5th century, crossed the Pyrenees into Spain (leaving their name in Andalusia=Vandalitia), next under Genseric crossed the Strait of Gibraltar, and carried devastation and ruin from the shores of the Atlantic to the frontiers of Cyrene: any one hostile to arts or literature, a barbarian.—adjs. Van′dal, Vandal′ic, barbarous, rude.—n. Van′dalism, hostility to arts or literature. [Low L. Vandali, Vinduli—the Teut. name seen in Dut. Wenden, the Wends.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vandal in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vandal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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