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Angler vs. Pirate — What's the Difference?

Angler vs. Pirate — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Angler and Pirate

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Angler

A person who fishes with a rod and line
A carp angler

Pirate

One who commits or practices piracy at sea.

Angler

One who fishes with a hook.

Pirate

One who makes use of or reproduces the work of another without authorization.

Angler

A scheming person.
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Pirate

One who illegally intercepts or uses radio or television signals, especially one who operates an illegal television or radio station.

Angler

An anglerfish.

Pirate

To attack and rob (a ship at sea).

Angler

A person who fishes with a hook and line.
A throng of anglers lined the trout stream on opening day of trout season.

Pirate

To take (something) by piracy.

Angler

An angler fish, Lophius piscatorius.
The angler lured a smaller fish into reach with the appendage on its head.

Pirate

To make use of or reproduce (another's work) without authorization.

Angler

Someone who tries to work an angle; a person who schemes or has an ulterior motive.
Jonas was a consummate angler when it came the company's leave policy; he had it figured so he only needed to work six months out of the year.

Pirate

To act as a pirate; practice piracy.

Angler

A thief who uses a hooked stick to steal goods out of shop-windows, grates, etc.

Pirate

A criminal who plunders at sea; commonly attacking merchant vessels, though often pillaging port towns.
You should be cautious due to the Somali pirates.

Angler

One who angles.

Pirate

An armed ship or vessel that sails for the purpose of plundering other vessels.

Angler

A fish (Lophius piscatorius), of Europe and America, having a large, broad, and depressed head, with the mouth very large. Peculiar appendages on the head are said to be used to entice fishes within reach. Called also fishing frog, frogfish, toadfish, goosefish, allmouth, monkfish, etc.

Pirate

(by extension) One who breaks intellectual property laws by reproducing protected works without permission.

Angler

A scheming person; someone who schemes to gain an advantage

Pirate

(ornithology) A bird which practises kleptoparasitism.

Angler

A fisherman who uses a hook and line

Pirate

A kind of marble in children's games.

Angler

Fishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring prey

Pirate

(transitive) To appropriate by piracy; to plunder at sea.
They pirated the tanker and sailed to a port where they could sell the ship and cargo.

Pirate

To create and/or sell an unauthorized copy of.

Pirate

To knowingly obtain an unauthorized copy of.
Not willing to pay full price for the computer game, Heidi pirated a copy.

Pirate

(intransitive) To engage in piracy.
He pirated in the Atlantic for years before becoming a privateer for the Queen.

Pirate

To entice an employee to switch from a competing company to one's own.

Pirate

Illegally imitated or reproduced, said of a trademarked product or copyrighted work, or of the counterfeit itself.

Pirate

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.

Pirate

An armed ship or vessel which sails without a legal commission, for the purpose of plundering other vessels on the high seas.

Pirate

One who infringes the law of copyright, or publishes the work of an author without permission.

Pirate

To play the pirate; to practice robbery on the high seas.

Pirate

To publish, as books or writings, without the permission of the author.
They advertised they would pirate his edition.

Pirate

Someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own

Pirate

Someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation

Pirate

A ship manned by pirates

Pirate

Copy illegally; of published material

Pirate

Take arbitrarily or by force;
The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami

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