Definition of cracksman in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkraksmən/

noun (plural cracksmen)

informal, dated
A burglar, especially a safecracker.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with cracksman

cracksmen, Flaxman

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Syllabification: cracks·man

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