housewrecker housewrecker

Definition(s):

  • (n) a wrecker of houses

Usage(s):

  1. There is one type of structure, and only one, which the modern housewrecker with all his pneumatic drills and acetylene torches finds himself hard put to destroy.
  2. Starting a new slum clearance drive in Rome Benito Mussolini bounded to the roof of a moldering hovel, swung a housewrecker's pick with spectacular results.
  3. Rebuked, William Burkowski admitted that he was a housewrecker, that he had mistaken her house for that of a client.
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