cracksman

[ kraks-muhn ]
/ ˈkræks mən /

noun, plural cracks·men.Slang.

burglar; housebreaker.

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Origin of cracksman

First recorded in 1805–15; crack + -s3 + man
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British Dictionary definitions for cracksman

cracksman
/ (ˈkræksmən) /

noun plural -men

slang a burglar, esp a safe-breaker
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