Marauding vs Wolfpack - What's the difference?

marauding | wolfpack |

As nouns the difference between marauding and wolfpack

is that marauding is raiding and pillaging while wolfpack is a family or other group of wild wolves.

As a verb marauding

is .

As an adjective marauding

is raiding and pillaging.




  • 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.



    Alternative forms

    * wolf pack, wolf-pack


    (en noun)
  • A family or other group of wild wolves.
  • (idiomatic, historical) During World War II, any of various marauding groups of submarines, especially German submarines that patrolled the North Atlantic and preyed upon merchant ships.