Alan foolishly but typically reported the loss to the police, who did not seem much interested in “the burglar.”
That was the “burglar”—so then, and for afterwards, described by Alan.
TMZ calls them the ‘ burglar Bunch,’ but the teenagers who allegedly stole from Paris and Lindsay are turning on each other.
It is the burglar who bears the culpability for walking through an unlocked door, not the homeowner.
He loudly chambered his shotgun and the burglar very quickly skedaddled.
Do you think that I am a burglar in her eyes, a rogue, a cheat?
But I'm not taking any stock in that burglar story—not a little bit!
If it was a prank to carry out the rle of the burglar, it is time for it to end.
“Just do the opposite from what it says to do to catch a burglar,” said Billy Getz.
In this way he learns to be a burglar as other boys learn to play baseball or golf.
1540s, shortened from Anglo-Latin burglator (late 13c.), earlier burgator, from Medieval Latin burgator "burglar," from burgare "to break open, commit burglary," from Latin burgus "fortress, castle," a Germanic loan-word akin to borough. The intrusive -l- is perhaps from influence of Latin latro "thief" (see larceny). The native word, Old English burgh-breche, might have influenced the word.
A person who cheats or victimizes others: Don't shop there, he's a burglar (1920s+)