cat burglar

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Noun[edit]

cat burglar (plural cat burglars)

  1. A particularly stealthy burglar, especially one who gains undetected entry through the use of agility.
    The police were baffled by the exploits of a cat burglar who only stole from the upper floors of high-rise apartments.