from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who breaks into safes in order to steal items from them.
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- n. One who breaks into safes, who practices safecracking.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a thief who breaks open safes to steal valuable contents
While Mr. Barr acknowledges the graciousness of the Newbury, "getting in there to look at a poetry book required a safecracker."
I mean, okay, he was a safecracker and a jailbreak designer.
'The Italian Job' 2003 In this jaunty remake of the 1969 original, Charlize Theron gives a lovely performance as a safecracker named Stella, who towers over three Mini Coopers used as getaway cars by a crew of high-tech thieves.
In Point Blank, Samuel (Gilles Lellouche) is a nurse's aide whose wife is kidnapped; his only instruction is to spring a hospital patient -- a safecracker named Hugo Sartet (Roschdy Zem), who has been hit by a motorcycle -- and bring him to exchange for his wife.
Easier said than done: Hugo, a known safecracker, is now under police protection, considered a person of interest in the murder of a noted Parisian businessman.
Here you can't imagine why anyone would go to all this trouble to create a "perfect" safecracker when perfectly good ones are available for a lot less.
“Sadie” Cohen, a safecracker who had been in and out of Sing Sing.
The marvelous cast includes Marcello Mastroianni, Vittorio Gassman, Renato Salvatori and, as a once-crackerjack safecracker closing in on senility, the legendary clown Tot ò.
You can play a gangbanger, a pirate (sea or space), a bandit, a Mafioso, an elegant art thief, a pimp, a safecracker/security expert, a prisoner, a con man … So many of these archetypes find their way into other RPGs, but are consigned to a bit part.
But if you lookat, in this case anyway, making this movie is a little bit like trying to pulloff a heist — trying to put the pieces together, get the getaway car driver andget the safecracker and all that stuff.
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