safecracker
noun Date: circa 1825 one that breaks open safes to steal • safecracking noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • safecracker — (n.) also safe cracker, 1897, from SAFE (Cf. safe) (n.) + agent noun from CRACK (Cf. crack) (v.). Originally in reference to thieves who used dynamite …   Etymology dictionary

  • safecracker — safecracking, n. /sayf krak euhr/, n. a person who breaks open safes to rob them. [1930 35, Amer.; SAFE + CRACKER] * * * …   Universalium

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  • safecracker — n. one who breaks into safes in order to steal their contents …   English contemporary dictionary

  • safecracker — safe•crack•er [[t]ˈseɪfˌkræk ər[/t]] n. a person who breaks open safes to rob them • Etymology: 1930–35, amer. safe′crack ing, n …   From formal English to slang

  • safecracker — noun a thief who breaks open safes to steal valuable contents • Syn: ↑safebreaker, ↑cracksman • Hypernyms: ↑thief, ↑stealer …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Certified Master Safecracker — (CMS) is an American trade qualification awarded to members of the National Safeman s Organization who have passed the required tests. Candidates for the title must have already completed the first two levels of accreditation: Registered Safe… …   Wikipedia

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