anti-burglary

adjective

an·​ti-burglary
ˌan-tē-ˈbər-glə-rē,
ˌan-ˌtī- How to pronounce anti-burglary (audio)
 also  -gə-lə-rē,
 also  -gəl-rē
: used or intended to prevent burglary
anti-burglary devices

Word History

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-burglary was in 1853

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Cite this Entry

“Anti-burglary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-burglary. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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