cracks·​man ˈkraks-mən How to pronounce cracksman (audio)
: burglar
also : safecracker

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1812, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cracksman was circa 1812

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“Cracksman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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