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bur·glar

burglar

 
pronunciation:
buhr glr
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part of speech: noun
definition: someone who breaks into a building in order to steal something.
We called the police because we thought we heard a burglar in the house.
similar words:
criminal, robber, thief
Word Builder: burglar +
  • burglary:
    the crime of breaking into a building to steal things.
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