Robber

  • 21robber — rob|ber [ rabər ] noun count * someone who takes money or property illegally, often by using threats or violence: a bank robber …

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  • 22robber — [[t]rɒ̱bə(r)[/t]] robbers N COUNT: oft supp N A robber is someone who steals money or property from a bank, a shop, or a vehicle, often by using force or threats. Armed robbers broke into a jeweller s through a hole in the wall …

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  • 23robber — noun (C) someone who steals money or property: a bank robber …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 24robber — rob ► VERB (robbed, robbing) 1) take property unlawfully from (a person or place) by force or threat of force. 2) deprive of something needed, deserved, or significant. 3) informal overcharge. ● rob Peter to pay Paul Cf. ↑rob Peter to pay Paul …

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  • 25robber — n. a person who commits robbery. Phrases and idioms: robber baron 1 a plundering feudal lord. 2 an unscrupulous plutocrat. Etymology: ME f. AF & OF (as ROB) …

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  • 26robber — noun see rob …

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  • 27robber — /rob euhr/, n. a person who robs. [1125 75; ME robbere < OF robere. See ROB, ER1] Syn. highwayman, bandit, brigand; burglar. See thief. * * * …

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  • 28robber — noun /ˈɹɒ.bə(ɹ)/ A person who robs. See Also: rob, robbery …

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  • 29Robber — Rob|ber der; s, &LT;aus gleichbed. engl. rubber, Herkunft ungeklärt&GT; Doppelpartie im Whist od. Bridgespiel …

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  • 30robber — sb. RG. 389 …

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  • 31robber — rob·ber || rÉ‘bÉ™(r) /rÉ’b n. thief, burglar, one who steals …

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  • 32robber — n. Plunderer, pillager, thief, despoiler, depredator, highwayman, footpad, brigand, bandit, marauder, freebooter, rifler, pirate …

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  • 33robber — noun the robbers fled the scene in a blue Camaro Syn: burglar, thief, housebreaker, mugger, shoplifter, purse snatcher; stealer, pilferer, raider, looter, plunderer, pillager; bandit; pirate; informal crook, yegg, second story man; literary&#8230; …

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  • 34robber — n 1. burglar, thief, stealer, Inf. crook; housebreaker, Sl. cracksman, Brit. picklock, Raffles, sneak thief, cat burglar, Inf. second story man; Inf. hold up man, Sl. stickup man; mugger; safecracker, Jimmy Valentine. 2. petty thief, Sl. ripoff,&#8230; …

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  • 35robber — rob·ber …

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  • 36robber — noun Syn: burglar, thief, housebreaker, mugger, shoplifter, raider, looter …

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  • 37robber — [ˈrɒbə] noun [C] someone who steals money or property …

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  • 38robber — rob•ber [[t]ˈrɒb ər[/t]] n. a person who robs • Etymology: 1125–75; ME robbere &LT; OF robere. See rob, er I syn: See thief …

    From formal English to slang

  • 39robber — /ˈrɒbə/ (say robuh) noun 1. someone who robs. 2. Victoria the fluffy airborne seed of various plants, such as the dandelion or Scotch thistle. Compare wish (def. 12); Especially Southern Qld, NSW, Victoria, Tasmania and SA fairy (def. 4);&#8230; …

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  • 40Robber — Rọb|ber, der; s, &LT;englisch&GT; (so viel wie 1Rubber) …

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