Marauder vs Marauding - What's the difference?

marauder | marauding |

Marauder is a see also of marauding.

As nouns the difference between marauder and marauding

is that marauder is someone who moves about in roving fashion looking for plunder while marauding is raiding and pillaging.

As a verb marauding is


As an adjective marauding is

raiding and pillaging.




(en noun)
  • Someone who moves about in roving fashion looking for plunder.
  • A band of outlaws who raid and pillage.
  • By extension anything which marauds.
  • marauding



  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • raiding and pillaging
  • a marauding band
  • (of an animal) killing in wanton fashion.
  • A marauding stoat entered the rabbit warren and killed fifteen bunnies.
  • (of an animal) killing domestic animals.
  • The marauding lion jumped the fence and killed the goat.

    See also

    * maraud * marauder


    (en noun)
  • Raiding and pillaging.
  • * 1834 , R Thomas, The Glory Of America (page 514)
  • On the 22d, the corporation of Albany passed a vote of thanks to General Heath, for the alacrity which he had displayed in defending the northern frontiers of the state of New York against the maraudings of the enemy.