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  • noun

Synonyms for burglary

breaking and entering

Synonyms for burglary

the act of entering a building or room with the intent to commit theft

Words related to burglary

entering a building unlawfully with intent to commit a felony or to steal valuable property

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Management at Supersaver and Jay Cee News, both on Fernhill Road, Bootle, are counting the cost after the roof-top cat-burglar stole thousands of pounds worth of cigarettes from the shops in back-to-back raids.
debt is like waking up in the middle of the night to find a cat-burglar robbing you blind, handing him your life's savings from under the mattress, and then sending him off with a pat on the back.
An ageing cat-burglar steals a heavily guarded work of art, prompting an insurance investigator to go undercover and team up with him.
Aging cat-burglar Peter Scott - who once robbed Liz Taylor and confessed to stealing Sophia Loren's knickers - acted as courier for a gang of art crooks.
Cat-burglars have snatched the distinctive Japanese fish which were bought from young and are now worth pounds 100 each.