cat burglar

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  1. a burglar who breaks into buildings by climbing through upstairs windows, across roofs, etc., especially with great stealth and agility.

Origin of cat burglar

First recorded in 1905–10

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British Dictionary definitions for cat burglar

cat burglar

  1. a burglar who enters buildings by climbing through upper windows, skylights, etc

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