verb (used with or without object), bur·gled, bur·gling.
Origin of burgle
Examples from the Web for burgled
The evening before, the shed at the back of the home had been burgled, likely by thieves who were aware that Onil was in jail.The Calamitous Castros: What We Know About Ariel Castro’s Brothers and Mother|Steve Miller|May 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I have committed almost every kind of crime—I burgled the diamondsmiths', but you must give me your word you will never tell.
But these wide chimneys, if they allowed ascent, also permitted descent, and many a house was entered and burgled by this means.An Old English Home|S. Baring-Gould
This is the window, plastered with brown-paper and treacle, and then broken, belonging to the House that Bill burgled.
He burgled the Bluebird and the Redbird and the Yellowbird; and not one single feathered creature escaped his clever beak.The Curious Book of Birds|Abbie Farwell Brown
The diamondsmiths' premises in Regent Street had been burgled the night before and the contents of the safe cleared.