Definition of safecracker in English:

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safecracker

Pronunciation: /ˈsāfˌkrakər/

noun

A person who breaks open and robs safes.
Example sentences
  • These ratings are not theoretical; employed by UL, actual hotshot safecrackers take actual safes and test them.
  • If the safe could withstand safecrackers indefinitely, you wouldn't have to bother with alarms.
  • Each safe is actually rated according to approximately how long it can withstand fire, as well as how hard it would be for a veteran safecracker to break into it.

Derivatives

safecracking

noun
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