butronero

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From butrón +‎ -ero.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /butɾoˈneɾo/, [bu.t̪ɾoˈne.ɾo]

Noun[edit]

butronero m (plural butroneros, feminine butronera, feminine plural butroneras)

  1. a thief who enters a building by means of making a hole in the wall
    • 2003, Juan Garayar, La estrategia de la sardina, Alberdania, →ISBN, page 317.
      Nada de ir de chorizo, carterista, butronero, robabolsos, atracador, mangapinzas, sableador, estafador, experto en quitar el bocadillo a los niños en la puerta de los colegios o en pegar timos a las ancianitas.
      No more being a thief, pickpocket, butronero, purse-nicker, robber, pin-nabber, scrounger, swindler, expert in swiping a sandwich from the children in the doorway of a school or in scamming the little old ladies.

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