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Definition of "housebreaker" [house•break•er]

  • A criminal who breaks into and enters another's house or premises with the intent of committing a crime. (noun)

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Use "housebreaker" in a sentence
  • "What the Express wants people to think is that the sterotypical burglar they use the archaic term 'housebreaker' who forces entry to a home and steals valuables will get a community penalty."
  • ""housebreaker" was Mr. Gates himself, who had lost the key to his front door."
  • "A long time for a getaway by a housebreaker or car thief. on April 21, 2010 at 2: 57 pm Finger Moose"