English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'robber'

(noun) 
Armed robbers broke into a jewellers.
Synonyms
thief
The thieves snatched the camera.
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raider
The raiders escaped with cash and jewellery.
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burglar
Burglars broke into their home.
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looter
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stealer
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fraud (informal)
He believes many psychics are frauds.
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cheat
He's nothing but a rotten cheat.
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bandit
Reports say he was killed in an attack by armed bandits.
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plunderer
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mugger (informal)
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highwayman or woman
He had a mask tied round his face like a highwayman.
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conman or woman (informal)
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fraudster
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swindler
Swindlers have cheated investors out of £12 million.
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brigand
He looked like a scruffy brigand.
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grifter (slang, mainly US, Canadian)
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footpad (archaic)
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rogue trader

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Additional synonyms

in the sense of bandit
Definition
a robber, esp. a member of an armed gang
Reports say he was killed in an attack by armed bandits.
Synonyms
crook (informal),
plunderer,
mugger (informal),
hijacker,
looter,
racketeer,
footpad
in the sense of brigand
Definition
a bandit, esp. a member of a gang operating in mountainous areas
He looked like a scruffy brigand.
Synonyms
in the sense of burglar
Definition
a person who illegally enters a property to commit a crime
Burglars broke into their home.
Synonyms
housebreaker,
pilferer,
filcher,
cat burglar,
sneak thief,
picklock

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