cat burglar

noun

Definition of cat burglar

:a burglar who is adept at entering and leaving the burglarized place without attracting notice

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First Known Use of cat burglar

1907


CAT BURGLAR Defined for English Language Learners

cat burglar

noun

Definition of cat burglar for English Language Learners

  • : a thief who enters buildings by climbing up a wall and going in through a window without being seen


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