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burglarious

[ ber-glair-ee-uh s ]
/ bərˈglɛər i əs /
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adjective

pertaining to or involving burglary.

Nearby words

burghley, burghley house, burghul, burglar, burglar alarm, burglarious, burglariously, burglarize, burglarproof, burglary, burgle

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

burglarious


adj.

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

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