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Synonyms for cracksman

a thief who breaks open safes to steal valuable contents

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He seems to be listening for the clicks of some giant safe, just like the cracksmen in those old black and white movies.
For some years past the suburb has enjoyed welcome immunity from the attention of the burglar, but it will be remembered that for a time it was the happy hunting ground of a gang of expert cracksmen.
The information had come from several police forces, all working independently, which proved beyond any doubt that the safe raiders were cracksmen of the highest quality and possessing techniques well above the ordinary.