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Definition of "graverobber" []

  • One who robs graves or tombs in order to sell the contents for profit. (noun)

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Use "graverobber" in a sentence
  • "He sneaks into the cemetery at night like a common graverobber, seeking to record the voices of the deceased."
  • "The Genetic Opera was The Necromerchant's Debt, which told the story of a graverobber in debt to a Repo Organ Man."
  • "A few years ago I was talking to someone about a mutual friend who had died the year before -- a controversial critic and biographer who, despite his graverobber reputation in print, was the funniest, most surrealistically imaginative, ricochetingly incisive, bizarrely erudite, and energized conversationalist we had had the privilege to know."