Definition of robber in English:

robber

Line breaks: rob¦ber
Pronunciation: /ˈrɒbə
 
/

noun

A person who commits robbery.
More example sentences
  • In one version the bandits and their boss join the imperial forces and from then on fight robbers and bandits in the name of law and order.
  • In the movie, a group of bank robbers uses sophisticated technology to perform their heists.
  • After a brief struggle, Tom gets the gun away from one of the robbers and uses it to dispatch both intruders.
Synonyms
Indian dacoit
informal crook, cracksman, steamer
British informal , dated drummer
North American informal yegg, second-story man/worker
West Indian informal tief
British rhyming slang tea leaf

Origin

Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French and Old French robere, from the verb rober (see rob).

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