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Noun: housebreaker  'haws,brey-ku(r)
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: housewrecker)
  1. A burglar who unlawfully breaks into and enters another person's house
    - cat burglar, housewrecker [US]
     
  2. A wrecker of houses
    - housewrecker [US]

Derived forms: housebreakers

Type of: burglar, wrecker, yegg [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: Housebreaker