Definition of marauding adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//məˈrɔːdɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//məˈrɔːdɪŋ//
[only before noun] Conflict
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(of people or animals) going around a place in search of things to steal or people to attack marauding wolves Gangs of marauding youths filled the streets. See related entries: Conflict Word Originlate 17th cent.: from French marauder, from maraud ‘rogue’ + -ing.
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