anti-burglar

adjective
an·​ti-bur·​glar | \ ˌan-tē-ˈbər-glər, ˌan-ˌtī- How to pronounce anti-burglar (audio) also -gə-lər \

Definition of anti-burglar

: used or intended to prevent burglary : anti-burglary an anti-burglar alarm

First Known Use of anti-burglar

1859, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-burglar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-burglar. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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