graverobber


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graverobber

(ˈɡreɪvˌrɒbə)
n
someone who steals from graves
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.graverobber - someone who steals valuables from graves or crypts
stealer, thief - a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it
2.graverobber - someone who takes bodies from graves and sells them for anatomical dissectiongraverobber - someone who takes bodies from graves and sells them for anatomical dissection
stealer, thief - a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it
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It features vocalist Myra Graverobber at her most gleefully homicidal, singing lines such as "I'm gonna dump your body on the side of the highway/ I'll be long gone before it's dead" while wielding a kitchen knife in the suggestive style of classic horror films such as "Psycho.
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It is as if Sven, the graverobber of Soho Square, has never been away.
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The remains came from the collection of Glasgow doctor Allen Burns, whose brother was a graverobber.
Featuring a rip-roaring garage-rock sound from guitarist John Kozik, bassist Christopher "Rev" Fitzpatrick, and drummer Too Fast Jim, and the whimsically malicious vocals of Myra Graverobber, the Evil Streaks put on a show that melds whimsy and murder in ways that seem to come far too easily.
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