[ber-glair-ee-uh s]


pertaining to or involving burglary.

Origin of burglarious

First recorded in 1760–70; burglar + -ious
Related formsbur·glar·i·ous·ly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for burglarious

1769, from burglary + -ous. Related: Burglariously; burglariousness.

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