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Ligon was at one point held for evaluation in Eastern State Penitentiary, which opened in 1829 and once held Al Capone and bank robber Willie Sutton.

When Answer Man was a wee Answer Boy, a favorite game was cops and robbers.

The Mini Cooper was a budget bijou performance car, a good 16 years before VW thought up the Golf GTI, beloved by rally drivers and celluloid bank robbers alike.

Males have been observed fleeing the scene afterwards like a bank robber when the alarm is tripped.

It’s all very well catching a grasshopper twice your size—as the top predators, the robber flies, love doing—but then to have to deal with their long limbs flailing around while you’re trying to eat is tricky.

The Robber Nerds, like the Robber Barons, have given tons of money to charity.

Robber Nerds exploit the poor working stiffs—but they do it in China and India where nobody gives a damn.

In an astoundingly brief time, the Party of Lincoln became the Party of Robber Barons.

Q was a Queen, who wore a silk slip; R was a Robber, and wanted a whip.

Probably the most interesting of them all is the great Robber-crab, which is found on certain islands of the Pacific.

Robber raids they called these wars which he waged for trumped-up pretexts.

Erastus the Robber Duck held up his wings as high as possible, and tried to get them higher.

Erastus the Robber Duck started to run; but he was lost, and did not know which way to go.


On this page you'll find 67 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to robber, such as: bandit, burglar, con artist, crook, looter, and marauder.

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