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burgle (v.)

"commit burglary, be a burglar," 1869, humorous or erroneous back-formation from burglar (q.v.) as thought it were an agent noun. Related: Burgled; burgling. Compare burglarize.

updated on August 30, 2017

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Definitions of burgle from WordNet

burgle (v.)
commit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling;
Synonyms: burglarize / burglarise / heist
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