burglar

All Noun Adjective
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  • Why, they got a woman burglar over to the county seat the other night! Cited from The Wrong Twin, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • He was shot and killed in his home by a burglar just before she was born.
  • "How do you know that you had burglars, if they took nothing away?" Cited from The Zeppelin's Passenger, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Less than a month ago all our silver was taken off us by comic burglars. Cited from Berry And Co., by Dornford Yates
  • She was there to talk about burglars, and she intended to do so. Cited from The Girl on the Boat, by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
  • The thought crossed his mind at that moment that burglars earned their money. Cited from The Coming of Bill, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • The pair of failed burglars have to work together to keep their house in order.
  • The hour was late, and the old lady thought of burglars at once. Cited from Five Thousand Dollars Reward, Frank Pinkerton
  • If he was discovered, there was no telling what such burglars might do with him. Cited from The Bobbsey Twins, by Laura Lee Hope
  • She might have caught a burglar at work, and he may have killed her to get away. Cited from The Diamond Cross Mystery, by Chester K. Steele
  • I can't leave you two girls with burglars in the house. Cited from Arsene Lupin, by Edgar Jepson & Maurice Leblanc
  • My dear sir, the burglar is an ever-present help in time of trouble. Cited from Keeping up with Lizzie, by Irving Bacheller
  • She told police that burglars had tied her up and shot her husband when he had returned home.
  • Though she later accepted the dog when it attacked the burglars in the house.
  • I could not open the door, for the burglar was lying just inside. Cited from The Uttermost Farthing, by R. Austin Freeman
  • The girls sleep with their room-door open for fear of burglars. Cited from The Story of the Treasure Seekers, by E. Nesbit #1
  • She was in the library, and there was just one room between her and the burglar! Cited from Judy, by Temple Bailey
  • A burglar's life was something so entirely outside his experience! Cited from The Intrusion of Jimmy, by P.G. Wodehouse
  • I shall not let a burglar drive me from my house. Cited from The Last Shot, by Frederick Palmer
  • She had often heard, at home, of burglars getting into houses and taking money and other things. Cited from Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue on Grandpa's Farm, by Laura Lee Hope
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Synonyms of burglar

Meaning of burglar

  • noun A thief who enters a building with intent to steal