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Definition of "burglar" []

  • One who commits burglary. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "burglar" in a sentence
  • "The word burglar is not in the Liberian-English vernacular."
  • "In the midst of a home robbery, a burglar is attacked by, and kills, the owner who appears animalistic."
  • "If your burglar is a poor Mexican, you should invite him in and see what he wants."