burglar n a person who commits burglary; housebreaker (C15: from Anglo-French burgler, from Medieval Latin burglator, probably from burgare to thieve, from Latin burgus castle, fortress, of Germanic origin)
n a burglar who enters buildings by climbing through upper windows, skylights, etc.
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cat burglar, filcher, housebreaker, picklock, pilferer, robber, sneak thief, thief
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