housewrecker housewrecker


  • (n) a wrecker of houses


  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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