second-story man


noun

a burglar who enters through an upstairs window.

Nearby words

  1. second-guess,
  2. second-hand,
  3. second-homer,
  4. second-rate,
  5. second-story,
  6. second-strike,
  7. secondary,
  8. secondary abdominal pregnancy,
  9. secondary accent,
  10. secondary adhesion

Origin of second-story man

First recorded in 1900–05

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