Definition of cat burglar noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


cat burglar

BrE BrE//ˈkæt bɜːɡlə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkæt bɜːrɡlər//
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a thief who climbs up the outside of a building in order to enter it and steal something The jury heard that he was a professional cat burglar. See related entries: Criminals
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cat burglar