cat burglar


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cat burglar

n.
A burglar who is especially skilled at stealthy or undetected entry of a premises.

cat burglar

n
a burglar who enters buildings by climbing through upper windows, skylights, etc

cat′ bur`glar


n.
a burglar who breaks into buildings by climbing through upstairs windows, across roofs, etc.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cat burglar - a burglar who unlawfully breaks into and enters another person's housecat burglar - a burglar who unlawfully breaks into and enters another person's house
burglar - a thief who enters a building with intent to steal
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