anti-burglar

adjective

an·​ti-bur·​glar
ˌan-tē-ˈbər-glər,
ˌan-ˌtī- How to pronounce anti-burglar (audio)
 also  -gə-lər
: used or intended to prevent burglary : anti-burglary
an anti-burglar alarm

Word History

First Known Use

1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-burglar was in 1859

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“Anti-burglar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-burglar. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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