Definition of cracksman in English:


Syllabification: cracks·man
Pronunciation: /ˈkraksmən

noun (plural cracksmen)

informal dated
  • A burglar, especially a safecracker.
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    • Cracksmen are on the prowl.
    • The cracksman didn't even require any nitro-glycerine to open the safe.
    • Channels were changed by turning a dial with all the care of a master cracksman opening the safe of the Bank of England.

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