break-in break-in

Definition(s):

  • (n) trespassing for an unlawful purpose; illegal entrance into premises with criminal intent

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But, in October 2008, he was found guilty of several felonies as part of a 2007 break-in in a Las Vegas hotel.
  2. It was actually the burglars' second break-in at the Democratic National Committee's headquarters in the Watergate office-apartment-hotel complex.

News

  1. Cash and jewelry stolen in break-in of GC home

    Break-in
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Westland Observer

  2. Cash stolen during fast food break-in

    Police are investigating an early morning break-in at a fast food restaurant.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WYMT Mountain News

  3. Break-in charges filed

    BEAUFORT — A Newport man faces multiple break-in charges for allegedly stealing from his neighbors and selling the stolen goods on an online site.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Topsail Voice

Quotes

  • "Everybody knows this is stolen stuff," Simpson said. "Not only wasn't there a break-in, but Riccio came to the lobby and escorted us up to the room. In any event, it's stolen stuff that's mine. Nobody was roughed up."
    on Sep 14, 2007 By: Nicole Brown Simpson Source: Guardian Unlimited

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