- cat burglar
- a burglar who enters a building by climbing a wall etc.
We lost our stereo when a cat burglar entered our apartment.
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cat burglar — A cat burglar is a skillful thief who breaks into places without disturbing people or setting off alarms … The small dictionary of idiomes
cat-burglar — catˈ burglar noun A burglar who performs nimble climbing feats or employs stealth and agility to gain access to premises • • • Main Entry: ↑cat … Useful english dictionary
cat burglar — n. Slang a burglar who enters buildings by climbing up to openings in upper stories, roofs, etc … English World dictionary
cat burglar — cat burglars N COUNT A cat burglar is a thief who steals from houses or other buildings by climbing up walls and entering through windows or through the roof … English dictionary
cat burglar — cat .burglar n a thief who enters a building by climbing up walls, pipes etc … Dictionary of contemporary English
cat burglar — cat ,burglar noun count a thief who gets into buildings by climbing up walls … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
cat burglar — ► NOUN ▪ a thief who enters a building by climbing to an upper storey … English terms dictionary
cat burglar — noun a burglar who unlawfully breaks into and enters another person s house • Syn: ↑housebreaker • Hypernyms: ↑burglar * * * noun, pl ⋯ lars [count] : a thief who enters buildings by climbing up a wall and going in through a window without being… … Useful english dictionary
cat burglar — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms cat burglar : singular cat burglar plural cat burglars a thief who gets into buildings by climbing up walls … English dictionary
cat burglar — noun A particularly stealthy burglar, especially one who gains undetected entry through their agility. The police were baffled by the exploits of a cat burglar who only stole from the upper floors of high rise apartments … Wiktionary