Definitions

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  • n. A person, usually criminal, who breaks into safes; a safecracker.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a thief who breaks open safes to steal valuable contents

Etymologies

safe (“secure container”) +‎ breaker (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Refusing to work in the family business, Sam becomes a notorious safebreaker.

    Cineuropa

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