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push-in

[ poosh-in ]
/ ˈpʊʃˌɪn /
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adjective
(of a crime) accomplished by waiting until a victim has unlocked or opened the door before making a forced entry.
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Origin of push-in

First recorded in 1975–80; adj. use of verb phrase push in
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British Dictionary definitions for push-in

push in

verb
(intr, adverb) to force one's way into a group of people, queue, etc
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