Several wild-looking men, who if they were not banditti might easily be mistaken for such, were seated on logs about the fire.
"The road is infested with banditti," growled out the padre.
That these banditti were in a starving condition was well-known.
As our host said to us this morning: 'The gendarmes, they go, but the banditti, they stay.'
Now, then, we shall hear whether he has discovered the banditti.
For the accomplishment of this part of their plan they relied on the daggers of the banditti.
From two to three hundred banditti attacked the populace, who quickly recovered themselves and easily defeated the assailants.
By this action the banditti were deprived of their two most valorous chiefs.
Nor me any thing but the rough cottagers and banditti men; but, never mind, my bass solo will do the trick.
What are you doing with this gang of cutthroats and banditti?
1590s, from Italian bandito (plural banditi) "outlaw," past participle of bandire "proscribe, banish," from Vulgar Latin *bannire "to proclaim, proscribe," from Proto-Germanic *bann (see ban (v.)). *Bannire (or its Frankish cognate *bannjan) in Old French became banir-, which, with lengthened stem, became English banish.