A robber on the high seas; one who by open violence takes the property of another on the high seas; especially, one who makes it his business to cruise for robbery or plunder; a freebooter on the seas; also, one who steals in a harbor.
An armed ship or vessel which sails without a legal commission, for the purpose of plundering other vessels on the high seas.
One who infringes the law of copyright, or publishes the work of an author without permission.
To play the pirate; to practice robbery on the high seas.
To publish, as books or writings, without the permission of the author.
There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island. Walt Disney
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all. Johnny Depp
The autumn wind is a pirate. Blustering in from sea with a rollicking song he sweeps along swaggering boisterously. His face is weather beaten, he wears a hooded sash with a silver hat about his head... The autumn wind is a Raider, pillaging just for fun. Steve Sabol
New technologies will always demand and deserve careful navigation and difficult readjustments. But the weakening or de facto abolition of copyright will not merely roil the seas, it will drain them dry. Those who would pirate what you produce have developed an elaborate sophistry to convince you that they are your victim. They aren't. Fight back. Mark Helprin
Growing up, there was only classical music on BBC Radio. We had to listen to the American Forces Network in Germany, which played pop songs, or the pirate radio boats off the coast. Michael Caine
pirate in Dutch is zeeschuimer, zeerover, piraat
pirate in Finnish is merirosvo
pirate in French is pirate, corsaire
pirate in German is Pirat
pirate in Italian is pirata
pirate in Portuguese is pirata
pirate in Spanish is pirata