Synonyms for burglary
- breaking and entering
- owl job
- second-story work
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BURGLARY
I should think he was a man that would be, from the way he behaved about the burglary.
It's burglary on the high seas, and I'll go fifty miles to see him hanged.'
I am convinced that I was wrong when I made the charge of burglary against him.
But it is usually used when it is not intended that the burglary ever be discussed.
There can be no doubt but that the burglary is the work of professional cracksmen.
They were thieves, and he himself had committed many a burglary for them.
He was a man who worked at a smithy near by, and this was his first attempt at burglary.
In other words, you think it is indispensable that we should undertake a burglary?
He was concerned in a burglary in the country, in which two old ladies were killed.
His tone was full of disgust, much as though she had said gambling or burglary.
c.1200, Anglo-Latin burglaria (see burglar).