Definition of contrabandist in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkäntrəˌbandəst/ /ˈkɑntrəˌbændəst/


See contraband

‘He suggested that they be sent back to Africa, an idea which the contrabandists fiercely rejected.’
  • ‘Meanwhile, the military government looked the other way as the merchants and contrabandists made thousands.’
  • ‘In this case inevitably our small country becomes a base for drug smugglers, arms contrabandists and terrorists of all stripes.’
  • ‘But the contrabandists were occasionally too adroit for him.’
  • ‘She was the sister of the venturesome contrabandist William.’