burglar burglar  /ˈbɜrɡ lər/


  • (n) a thief who enters a building with intent to steal


  1. Next, think of burglar alarms.
  2. A Soviet newspaper disclosed that police sentries and, later, burglar alarms were used to protect Pripyat's abandoned dwellings.


  1. Suspected burglar, 10-12 years old, escapes with Glock

    Two revolvers and two hunting knives left behind. A suspected burglar, thought to be as young as 10 years old, escaped with a .45-cailiber Glock pistol Thursday evening after breaking into an Orlando residence, according to police.        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Orlando Sentinel

  2. ‘Cat Burglar’ Steals Child’s Artwork, Turns Out To Be An Actual Cat

    When we think of the term “cat burglar” we often think of a skilled burglar who breaks into homes and businesses undetected and then makes off with priceless works of art and jewels. In this case the cat burglar is litearlly a three-year-old Siamese cross. Paul Edwards recently took to Facebook in the hopes of [...] ‘Cat Burglar’ Steals Child’s Artwork, Turns Out To Be An Actual Cat is a post ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  3. Burglar swipes safe from beauty supply store

    An alleged burglar is on the loose after police said he stole a safe from a store last week in south Nashville.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WSMV Nashville


  1. Writing for the majority, Justice Antonin Scalia noted a handgun "can be pointed at a burglar with one hand while the other hand dials the police."
    on Jun 26, 2008 By: Antonin Scalia Source: Reiten Television KXMB Bismarck

  2. "I will always be called a Watergate burglar, even though I was never in the damn place," Hunt told The Miami Herald in 1997. "But it happened. Now I have to make the best of it."
    on Jan 23, 2007 By: Howard Hunt Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "There are only two people in the whole building who know how to open all the recording files. Even we don't know how to do it. We couldn't even steal our own music. You would have to be a computer genius and a great burglar to get into the...
    on Feb 22, 2010 By: Chris Martin Source: DotMusic.com

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