Definition of cracksman in English:


Line breaks: cracks|man
Pronunciation: /ˈkraksmən

noun (plural cracksmen)

informal , dated
A burglar, especially a safe-breaker.
More 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.

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