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Burglar

Burglar appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • Nab rural grub as I told a bad lot… is a burglar urban?
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Definition of the noun burglar

What does burglar mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: burglars

  1. a thief who enters a building with intent to steal
    • examples: The burglar locked the couple in the basement. | The burglar broke into the post office in broad daylight. | The burglar tied my hands behind my back with a rope. | The cat burglar must have entered the mansion from the roof. | The burglar was traced by one of the things he had left on the scene. | The burglar shut the child in the closet. | The burglar burst into his house. | A burglar broke into his house. | A burglar broke into the bank last night. | If a burglar came into my room, I would throw something at him.
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic words: stealer / thief = a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it
    • more specific terms: housebreaker / cat burglar = a burglar who unlawfully breaks into and enters another person's house

Alternative definition of the noun burglar

noun

  1. A thief who steals from premises.

Film

"Burglar" is a 1987 American comedy film directed by Hugh Wilson and distributed by Warner Bros. The film stars Whoopi Goldberg and Bobcat Goldthwait.

Characters

  1. Burglar is a fictional character from the 1972 film Scoumoune.
  2. Burglar is a fictional character from the 1935 film Villa for Sale.
  3. Burglar is a fictional character from the 1936 film Modern Times.
  4. Burglar is a fictional character from the 1996 fantasy/horror film Merlin’s Shop of Mystical Wonders.
  5. Burglar is a fictional character from the 2011 film Plush.
  6. Burglar is a fictional character from Unwelcome Visitors Victimize Business Beauties!.
  7. Burglar is a fictional character from the 2004 film Someone Special.
  8. Burglar is a fictional character from the 2011 film Fake.
  9. Burglar is a fictional character in the 1955 film The Ladykillers.
  10. Burglar is a fictional character from the 1991 film Slacker.
  11. Burglar is a fictional character from the 1989 film Prem Pratigyaa.
  12. Burglar is a fictional character from the 1990 film Look Who's Talking Too.
  13. Burglar is a fictional character from the 2008 film Christmas with the Kranks.
  14. Burglar is a fictional character from the 1953 film Love in Pawn.
  15. Burglar is a fictional character from the 1996 film Fareb.
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There are other characters with in their name, like Peggy's Burglar.

Phrases with Burglar

  1. burglar alarm
  2. cat burglar
  3. Gin Burglar
  4. Turd Burglar

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Burglar

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Google previewA Companion to Qualitative Research (2004)

by Uwe Flick, Ernst von Kardoff, Ines Steinke

in order to obtain knowledge about the individual case (for example, the unknown burglar is a drug addict). The logical form of this intellectual operation is that of deduction: the single case in question is subordinated to an already ...

Google previewHow to Succeed in Law School (2008)

by Gary A. Munneke

The burglar is an animal. Therefore, the burglar is a bird." Beyond your analysis itself, the effectiveness of your answer may depend on a number of other factors. Some of these factors should be apparent; others are more subtle. E. Writing 1.

Google previewWriting Jazz (2015)

Race, Nationalism, and Modern Culture in the 1920s by Nicholas M. Evans

Dalyrimple the “black” burglar is an intense man of action, not a neurasthenic intellectual. Indeed, Dalyrimple's recreational activity is what prevents him from devolving into another Charley ...

Google previewThe Routledge Encyclopedia of Mark Twain (2013)

by J.R. LeMaster, James D. Wilson

However, the burglar alarm was Mrs. McWilliams's idea. By the end of the story, after nine years ofharass- ment caused by problems with the alarm, Mr. McWilliams has the "full consent" of Mrs. McWilliams to take out the alarm system (27:324).

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Police Science (2007)

by Jack R. Greene

A typical home burglar alarm system is a perimeter security system designed to protect the entire home using door alarms and a motion detector to sound an alarm when an intruder enters the home. For an airport, perimeter security is slightly ...

Google previewHippie Dictionary (2013)

A Cultural Encyclopedia of the 1960s and 1970s by John Bassett Mccleary

a Watergate burglar, former air force lieutenant, veteran of Bay of Pigs invasion, CIA veteran, in charge of security at C|A's secret Langley headquarters, CREEP and Republican National Committee security chief.

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Quotes about Burglar

Many of us have heard opportunity knocking at our door, but by the time we unhooked the chain, pushed back the bolt, turned two locks, and shuts off the burglar alarm - it was gone.
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Scrabble value of B3U1R1G2L1A1R1

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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