safecracker


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safe·crack·er

 (sāf′krăk′ər)
n.
One who breaks into safes in order to steal items from them.

safe′crack′ing n.

safe•crack•er

(ˈseɪfˌkræk ər)

n.
a person who breaks open safes to rob them.
[1930–35, Amer.]
safe′crack`ing, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.safecracker - a thief who breaks open safes to steal valuable contentssafecracker - a thief who breaks open safes to steal valuable contents
stealer, thief - a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it
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But it's a barely recognisable Daniel Craig who swipes the movie from everyone else as he hams it up as safecracker Joe Bang.
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Jimmy channels his frustration into planning a heist with his one-armed brother Clyde (Driver), and they visit convicted safecracker Joe Bang (Craig) and promise to spring him out of jail for the day to help.
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He portrays a safecracker who's retired to Spain, but is forced to take on one last job by a seriously scary crimelord, played by Ben Kingsley.
Frank, once an infamous safecracker and a member of the Barlanark Team armed robbery gang, had descended into drug addiction after his brother's death - although family members said he had been clean for months.
Glamorous as it sounds to be the daughter of spies and an ace safecracker herself, Maggie, sixteen, wants to try something ordinary, so she jumps at the chance to go to school in Manhattan.
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The movie, directed by Taylor Hackford, follows a safecracker who doesn't steal from the poor and teams up with real estate agent Leslie Rogers, played by Jennifer Lopez, to get even with his former crew.
The object of our game is to match a real first name with a real profession to spark a punny connection, as in "My name is Homer, and I'm a baseball player" and "My name is Jimmy, and I'm a safecracker.