vandal: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (van'dl), [key]
— n.
  1. (cap.) a member of a Germanic people who in the 5th centurya.d.ravaged Gaul and Spain, settled in Africa, and ina.d.455 sacked Rome.
  2. a person who willfully or ignorantly destroys or mars something beautiful or valuable.
  1. (cap.) of or pertaining to the Vandals.
  2. imbued with or characterized by vandalism.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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