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synonyms for burglar

  • crook
  • robber
  • thief
  • housebreaker
  • owl
  • pilferer
  • prowler
  • safecracker
  • cat burglar
  • filcher
  • midnighter
  • picklock
  • porch-climber
  • sneakthief
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How to use burglar in a sentence

Earlier this year, TMZ reported that storage units owned by Beyoncé's production company, Parkwood Entertainment, were raided by burglars who made off with an estimated $1 million in goods.
FIRE AT MANSION BELIEVED TO BE OWNED BY BEYONCÉ AND JAY-Z INVESTIGATED AS POSSIBLE ARSONJENNIFER HASSANJULY 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In 2006, Martha Milete was shot in the chest by burglars in her Detroit home.
A BIOETHICIST WARNS THAT INFORMED CONSENT IS ENDANGEREDKAREN TUCKERMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Police once used WD-40 to extricate a naked burglar who had become wedged into ductwork.
20 INGENIOUS USES FOR WD-40BY BILL HEAVEY/FIELD & STREAMFEBRUARY 11, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Posing as an undercover detective, he persuades an elderly woman to give him her most precious valuables to thwart a supposed burglar.
‘LUPIN’ IS A THRILLING HEIST SERIES, BUT IT GOES DEEPER THAN THATBETHONIE BUTLERJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The burglar alarm to keep his parents out of his messy bedroom wasn’t his only invention.
HONEY, I GREW THE ECONOMY (EP. 399)STEPHEN J. DUBNERDECEMBER 5, 2019FREAKONOMICS
No burglar ever brags of his exploits; the poacher always boasts, and always receives applause.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
The real fact is that Mr. Parson's father was a burglar of the fine old school.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The burglar entered the room without noise, and the heavy breathing of the sleeper continued without intermission.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Next came Coronado, as happy as a disappointed burglar whose cue it is to congratulate the rescuing policeman.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
As for the gentleman at the door he was encumbered with his hurt companion, who fell across his knees as he rushed at the burglar.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
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WORDS RELATED TO BURGLAR

  • burglar
  • criminal
  • gate-crasher
  • infiltrator
  • interferer
  • interloper
  • interrupter
  • invader
  • meddler
  • nuisance
  • obtruder
  • prowler
  • raider
  • snooper
  • squatter
  • thief
  • trespasser
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.