[ US /ˌvɪdʒəˈɫænti/ ]
[ UK /vˌɪd‍ʒɪlˈænti/ ]
  1. member of a vigilance committee
Linguix Browser extension
Fix your writing
on millions of websites
Get Started For Free Linguix pencil

How To Use vigilante In A Sentence

  • After a resurgence of vigilante action, including necklacing, he had asked the agencies for information on why it was happening.
  • We're getting a reprieve from inflation," said Edward Yardeni, president and chief investment strategist at Yardeni Research Inc. in New York, who will speak at the conference and who devised the term "bond vigilantes" to describe the power financial markets can wield over governments. BusinessWeek.com -- Top News
  • On the other hand, you juxtapose that with a much darker and more critical view of superheroes--basically by offering up a fairly standard "deconstructive" depiction of Batman as a borderline-fascist he actually uses the phrase "final solution", borderline-sociopathic vigilante who finally staggers over those borderlines. Archive 2009-04-12
  • But his vigilante approach seems so wrong-headed.
  • We simply will not tolerate vigilante groups on our streets.
  • The " vigilantes " in the market are supposedly alert to any inflationary threat.
  • We read this article in LC, maybe, about a group of dyke vigilantes in the Bay Area who were kidnapping guys who had been arrested for rape, clearly done the rape but gotten off on a technicality. MORE FROM GINNY BATES: CLASS
  • To them, as soon as gold was discovered, were added bonanza, eldorado, placer and vigilante. Chapter 3. The Period of Growth. 4. Loan-Words and Non-English Influences
  • My answer is that more than knocking gold down to discourage the bond vigilantes from moving out of bonds into tangibles is involved.
  • It becomes clear these men are self-styled vigilantes who are attempting to intimidate the looters and take back the goods they have stolen.
View all
This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy