burglarnoun [ C ]uk /ˈbɜː.ɡlər/ us /ˈbɝː.ɡlɚ/
- It was brave of you to chase after the burglar.
- No household security devices will protect you against the determined burglar.
- The burglar had left his fingerprints all over the window.
- The burglars disabled the alarm and used a glass cutter to break into the house.
- The burglars have been arrested but the jewellery is still missing.